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South Wenatchee is a vibrant community in mid-Washington state known for its verdant apple orchards which has drawn a large population of Latino migrant workers over the years. Partners worked closely with the community in the development of a park renova

By mattmoffa
Tue Mar 31 18:15:30 GMT 2020

The Habans Charter School Green Schoolyard is the first Green Schoolyard built in New Orleans. It includes play equipment constructed by Earthscape and extensive rain gardens. The schoolyard will be the first schoolyard in New Orleans to meet the City's C

By The Trust for Public Land
Fri Jun 15 20:58:42 GMT 2018

Covering over nine acres, Nat Turner Park is Newark’s largest city-owned park but has remained vacant since its purchase by the city in the mid-1970s. Located in the Central Ward’s Springfield neighborhood, the park is adjacent to Hayes Park West Pool an

By The Trust for Public Land
Wed Jun 06 19:33:15 GMT 2018

The rebuild of Boeddeker Park – the largest open space in San Francisco’s most dense and diverse neighborhood – is a remarkable story about community engagement, sustainable design, and public-private partnerships. Before the rebuild, Boeddeker Park was n

By The Trust for Public Land
Tue Apr 24 15:26:11 GMT 2018

Environmental Learning for Kids, The Trust for Public Land, and Denver Parks and Recreation are working together to transform a once neglected property into a natural open space and outdoor learning laboratory. In 2011, ELK approached The Trust for Publi

By The Trust for Public Land
Fri Apr 20 18:57:21 GMT 2018