The Past, Present, and Future of AMC’s Land Conservation Work in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
Each year, Acadia National Park welcomes more than 2 million visitors to the scenic coast of Maine. At the same time, local parks in cities like Boston, New York, and Philadelphia welcome thousands of residents each day for outdoor rest and recreation. In recent years, humans have also come to appreciate how forests, parkland, […]
An Unfair Burden: Why Environmental Justice Means Cleaner Air for Cities Like Chelsea, Mass.
More than 80,000 vehicles pass over the Tobin Bridge every day, bringing them through the heart of Chelsea, Mass., where Route 1 splits the city in two. Trucks and trains roll through the city at all hours of the day and night on their way to the largest produce distribution center on the East […]
6 Transit-Accessible Outdoor Spaces in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., is known for its monuments, museums, and historic sites, but the nation’s capital also has its share of beautiful parks and trails to explore. Whether you’re a biker, hiker, or just looking for someplace to be outside, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) offers dozens of bus and train routes that […]
8 Transit-Accessible Outdoor Spaces Near New York City
Central Park may be one of the world’s most famous, but it is by no means the only one in New York City. The best part? You don’t need a car to get to most of them. From Manhattan to the Hudson River Valley, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) services dozens of outdoor spaces […]
‘America the Beautiful’ Plan Would Conserve 30 Percent of U.S. Land by 2030
In June, the Biden Administration announced its plan to allocate $2.8 billion to conservation and recreation projects across the country. Those funds, set aside by the Great American Outdoors Act, would support overdue maintenance on federal lands and take significant steps toward achieving the administration’s conservation goals. The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), passed in […]