Have you ever taken a stroll through the Siskin Lane forest? Meandered the Whaletown Commons, or the trail down to Hank’s Beach? It’s easy to take these places for granted. They are, after all, one of reasons so many of us choose to call this island home. But, have you ever wondered how these lands came to be made available to community access, for all of us to walk and enjoy? These beautiful spaces aren’t preserved by accident: it takes money, person power, and many hours to secure a piece of...