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The Trust for Public Land Fights Climate Change, Many Cities at a Time

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By Cristina Davia The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a nonprofit organization that creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. Since 1972, TPL has helped generate more than $34 billion to support state and local conservation efforts, completed more than 5,000 conservation projects and protected more than 3 million acres nationwide. Today, TPL continues to work in innovative ways. As climate change becomes a widely recognized and pressing issue, mitigation strategies are a