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In the news
October 19, 2014

A public park in Wayzata is the Twin Cities’ last piece of a sprawling dense forest that once blanketed much of central Minnesota. Last week, the community celebrated the Wayzata Big Woods’ 10th year as a preserved 14-acre park — the only urban remnant of the once 3,000-square-mile Big Woods.

In the news
October 14, 2014

With no debate for or against, and just a few questions, voters who packed Story Memorial Hall Tuesday night easily approved the five articles on the Special Town Meeting warning, including the purchase of 470 acres of the former Ascutney Mountain Ski Resort.

Press release
New York |
October 14, 2014

The Trust for Public Land-the nation's leading nonprofit working to conserve land for people—will host its second annual Gala on the evening of Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Espace NY, located at 635 West 42nd Street.

Press release
October 13, 2014

After a year of meetings with residents of Queens, The Trust for Public Land and the Friends of the QueensWay, a grassroots community organization with over 3,000 supporters from Central and Southern Queens, today released the QueensWay Plan, a study which will be a blueprint for the QueensWay - New York City's next great park.

In the news
October 13, 2014

A proposal to transform 3.5 miles of abandoned railroad tracks into the Queens version of the High Line would cost $120 million and provide Queens residents with bicycle and pedestrian paths, basketball courts and even an adventure park, according to a feasibility study to be released Tuesday, sources said.

In the news
October 13, 2014

The new study, set to be released Tuesday by The Trust for Public Land, outlines a plan for the 3.5 mile abandoned Rockaway Beach rail line. There would be new access points for the QueensWay, exercise stations, food concessions and outdoor nature classrooms. Advocates say the QueensWay would provide more parkland and a safer place to walk and bike.

In the news
October 12, 2014

Thanks to fall foliage, the back roads of West Fairlee offer splendid visuals this time of year. The town’s conservation commission hopes more people will get into the woods for an even better perspective. Developments abound in Brushwood Community Forest, parcels of conserved land in West Fairlee and Fairlee totaling nearly 1,200 acres and about six miles of trails.

Press release
Rego Park, New York |
October 7, 2014

Today The City of New York and The Trust for Public Land celebrated the completion of their sixth green infrastructure playground—the first to open in Queens—with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at J.H.S. 157 Halsey Jr. High School.

Press release
Atlanta |
October 5, 2014

Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land today announced Joy Carter, Barry Henson, and Bob Scott as finalists for Atlanta's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Voting is open to the general public through November 3 at www.wsbtv.com/coxconservesheroes.

In the news
October 5, 2014

After decades of uncertainty, conservation groups say they are getting closer to reaching their goal of saving two ridge line lots near the Ka Iwi Coast from development.
 

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