The 10 Best Cities for Urban Forests, from USA Today

USA Today published a piece recently listing the 10 Best Cities for Urban Forests, based on which cities have the most parkland per capita and which do the most to create green spaces and make them accessible to the public. And—guess what—New York is one of them, with a surprising 19.5% parkland! Besides New York, cities that made the list are Austin, Charlotte, Denver, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Portland, Sacramento, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.

No More "Getting Away from It All" in Iowa Campgrounds?

Isn't camping supposed to be about getting away from the idiocies of "civilization"? Not according to Iowa State Senator Merlin Bartz, who says that campgrounds should segregate LGBT families, and only allow straight people to have access to designated family camping areas.

Do kids from "different" families deserve to be deprived? Don't let stupid bigotry come between people and nature. Read the article on and take action!