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Format: 2015-07-06
Format: 2015-07-06
Press release
Seattle |
June 11, 2015

Long-time Lopez Island resident, Tom Reeve, was given The Trust for Public Land's highest honor, The Douglas P Ferguson Award, at an event held at the Seattle Arboretum on Thursday evening.

In the news
June 10, 2015

The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks opened a new trailhead and officially closed the chapter on a nearly three-year effort to turn a former campground and potential logging site into a park.

Press release
New York |
June 9, 2015

The Trust for Public Land and New York City today unveiled a state-of-the art-playground on a formerly cracked asphalt lot at P.S. 111 in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. Designed with help from the school's students and built in partnership with New York City, the one-acre playground will include green infrastructure components that will allow the space to capture up to 700,000 gallons of stormwater runoff each year.

Press release
San Diego |
June 7, 2015

The Trust for Public Land and Cox today announced Jordan benShea as California's 2015 Cox Conserves Hero. Community Environmental Council, benShea's nonprofit beneficiary, received $10,000. Representing Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara, the three finalists were chosen by judging panels from Cox's California service areas. The finalists then competed in an online public vote to be named California's Cox Conserves Hero.

Press release
San Diego |
June 7, 2015

The Trust for Public Land and Cox today announced Jordan benShea as California's 2015 Cox Conserves Hero. Community Environmental Council, benShea's nonprofit beneficiary, received $10,000. Representing Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara, the three finalists were chosen by judging panels from Cox's California service areas. The finalists then competed in an online public vote to be named California's Cox Conserves Hero.

Press release
Poulsbo, Washington |
June 7, 2015

The Trust for Public Land recently coordinated a transaction of forested land near the Dosewallips River in partnership with the Navy, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Pope Resources.

In the news
June 5, 2015

Some people who worked toward the long-awaited opening of the Bloomingdale Trail died before it happened. And many who will enjoy the trail have been born since the project began inching forward more than a decade ago.

In the news
June 5, 2015

The 606 Park and Trail opened to cyclists, runners, and pedestrians Saturday morning. Hundreds of bicyclists took the inaugural ride along the new North Side trail, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

In the news
June 3, 2015

Residents of the eastern Vermont town of West Windsor are looking to bring back the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. The ski area went bankrupt and shuttered in the summer of 2010, but it could be turned into a community recreation area if the town can raise the $900,000 necessary to buy the property from its current owner, MFW Associates, according to Vermont Public Radio.

In the news
June 3, 2015

Philadelphia is on a mission to convert its dilapidated open spaces into green, safe havens one park rehabilitation project at a time.

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