Fact Sheet: Protecting the Forests of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed by Enhancing Local Land Conservation Funding
Americans know that it pays to protect land: every year, state and local governments raise new public funds for conservation. Since 1988, these measures have totaled more than $50 billion in support from voters of all political persuasions. Recent... Read more
Generations of Minnesotans spent childhood summers at Camp Ojiketa on the shores of Green Lake, a place where one can still see deer, owls, loons, wild turkeys, painted turtles, great blue herons, and beautiful sunsets. But this idyllic place came under... Read more
Parks and tree-lined boulevards surround the Chain of Lakes and Minnehaha Creek in Minneapolis, but downtown Minneapolis lacks a centralized unifying public space that connects the growing residential neighborhoods with established commercial corridors.... Read more
Ernest Cook is one of the nation's leading authorities on state and local funding for conservation. Now a senior vice president and director of national programs at TPL, Cook joined the organization in 1980 as an intern in TPL's New York City office. He... Read more
This report makes the case for the ongoing economic benefits of Florida's parks and open spaces.