Conservation Finance

A state-wide survey of attitudes about conservation issues and funding in New Hampshire.

The Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national conservation organization, today expressed deep disappointment for the congressional decision to remove a popular provision in the final version of a transportation program reauthorization bill.

The... Read more

The Land and Water Conservation Fund Coalition (LWCF Coalition) today praised bipartisan action taken by the U.S. Senate to provide dedicated funding for the... Read more

Today Governor Chris Christie signed into law three appropriations bills for the Green Acres Program. These bills had passed the Senate and Assembly earlier this summer with unanimous bi-partisan support and they will continue New Jersey's tremendous... Read more

By a margin of 9 to 1, Maine voters say that nature is essential to their quality of life.  And most of these same voters see Maine's environment as the foundation for the state's economy - at a time... Read more

Federal transportation programs will continue to have a tremendous impact on the character of communities in the 21st century.  The reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) provides an opportunity to build on the... Read more

Massachusett's Community Preservation Program is about maintaining quality of life in our municipalities by empowering cities and towns to preserve what is important to their individual character. One means of empowering communities is to provide them with... Read more

The Trust for Public Land, a national conservation organization, today praised a bill introduced by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) that would fully... Read more

The 775-acre Wye Mountain headwaters property lies along the north shore of Lake Maumelle and is under imminent threat of development. In response to the State of Arkansas's request for assistance in protecting this critical watershed land, TPL is seeking... Read more

the Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness Area, Prickett Lake is where the North
Country National Scenic Trail crosses the Sturgeon Wild and Scenic River, and
had long been a priority for the Ottawa National Forest when the privately... Read more