It’s a silver lining of the national real estate slump: state and local governments are taking advantage of lower prices to purchase undeveloped land for parks and ecological preservation. We examine how some governments are expanding green spaces, and where the money is coming from.


  • Meredith Lathbury Director, Land Acquisition & Planning Unit, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Kent Whitehead Chesapeake Project Director, The Trust for Public Land

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