Conservation funding

Ok, so no one likes unraveling acronyms. But if you care about getting outdoors, this one should be on your radar. Ready? L-W-C-F.

It stands for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and it's the budgetary lifeblood for parks and open space in the... Read more

The Trust for Public Land today strongly supported Obama administration budget proposed for the next fiscal year, which includes continued investments in our nation’s land, water, recreation and working landscapes that support local economies. It proposed... Read more

A record $13 billion for land conservation was approved by voters across America Tuesday, including large statewide measures in Florida, New Jersey, and California, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

"Tuesday was a remarkable day for land... Read more

This report examines how Land and Water Conservation Fund investments in Forest Service land acquisitions have strengthened six unique communities across the country by assisting locally-initiated forest protection efforts in California, New Hampshire,... Read more

The Trust for Public Land conducted an economic analysis of the return on New Hampshire’s investment in land conservation through a variety of state programs that funded land acquisition statewide, and found that every $1 invested in land conservation... Read more

A new report reveals the best attributes for successful statewide conservation programs. Among the ideal characteristics of a state conservation program are creating the program through a constitutional amendment, ensuring monies are directed to a... Read more

Recommendations for State Conservation Programs

This report highlights some state programs that are catalysts of conservation, leading local governments and a network of other partners to protect our land and water resources and make... Read more

The Trust for Public Land today issued the following statement after the release of President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, which includes $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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The Trust for Public Land conducted research summarizing and quantifying the economic benefits to local communities of Keystone Fund investments in Pennsylvania. (Executive summary of full report.)

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