Conservation funding

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.

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.

Voters in Newark, Cleveland and Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved local taxes to pay for better parks in their cities, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Campaigns to raise public funding for land conservation and parks.

The Trust for Public Land, a national conservation organization, today praised a Senate proposal to invest in the Land and Water Conservation Fund, the nation's main program to protect land for American families.

A proposal approved today by a House subcommittee would end all spending for one of America's most effective conservation programs, The Trust for Public Land said.

President Obama's proposed budget will provide more opportunities for Americans and their families to get outdoors and will help support jobs in local communities.

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

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.)

Across the nation, voters of all political leanings gave overwhelming approval yesterday to taxing themselves and spending money for new parks in their communities, The Trust for Public Land announced Wednesday.

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