In a cafeteria full of students, Mayor Bill Finch and community leaders held a press conference on Thursday regarding park renovations at Jettie S. Tisdale School Playground and Johnson Oak Park. Trust for Public Land has initiated the design component of the project with students from the school and members of the community, including the East End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone.
The Trust for Public Land announced today it has signed an agreement to try to permanently protect a 10-acre parcel of land in the Los Angeles Silver Lake neighborhood.
Neighbors treat the Corralitas Red Car property like a park — and now it's one step closer to becoming one.The landowner signed paperwork earlier this month indicating her willingness to sell the roughly 10-acre plot to the Trust for Public Land.
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 protected, trustee-managed fund, and little-to-no direct legislative involvement in funding decisions.
Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for environmental volunteers in Cox's service areas in Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. on May 21 for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.
Harvey and Karen Pitts took a tour of the new gym in their neighborhood Sunday morning. While Harvey, 44, tested out one of the situp benches, Karen, 43, pumped out a set of lat pull-downs. They explored the rest of the strength training equipment — which includes stations for chest presses, squats and pullups — and then examined a cluster of cardio machines.
The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with Cox Communications, is seeking nominations for Arizona's third annual Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. Sponsored locally by Goodwill of Central Arizona, the program is accepting nominations at www.cox7.com/cox-conserves for conservation volunteers in Metro Phoenix and Southern Arizona who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.
Almost 6,000 acres of the Coast Dairies land near Santa Cruz has been donated to the public, meaning more than seven miles of spectacular coast will be forever protected, The Trust for Public Land announced today.
A former Girl Scout camp in the City of Bellefontaine has been permanently conserved as a new public park. For more than fifty years Camp Myeerah had been a popular overnight camping destination.
Gina Fromer has been appointed as The Trust for Public Land's California State Director, Will Rogers, President and CEO announced today.