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Format: 2016-06-26
Format: 2016-06-26
Press release
March 9, 2016

Prominent local businessman Edmund C. Olson has made a $2 million gift to The Trust for Public Land to permanently endow the position of Hawai'i State Director, it was announced today.

In the news
March 9, 2016

Hawaii businessman Edmund C. Olson has donated $2 million to endow the state directorship position at the Trust for Public Land, the organization announced Tuesday.

Press release
Alamosa, Colorado |
March 9, 2016

The Trust for Public Land (TPL), the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition (LFC), and Colorado Open Lands (COL) have completed the permanent acquisition and protection of the 38-acre Polston School property in Alamosa, Colorado as the site of the Rio Grande Farm Park.. The project was made possible thanks to $700,000 from the LOR Foundation and $254,000 from the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund (GOCO).

In the news
March 7, 2016

Sugarbush president Win Smith has challenged the Mad River Valley to match a grant of $10,000 to raise the final funds needed to complete the conservation of the 2,085-acre Dowsville Headwaters. The land will be added to Camel’s Hump State Park.

In the news
March 7, 2016

The new Mount Ascutney rope tow area has operated for only a handful of days so far this season. But thanks to being a nonprofit run by volunteers, its future is not at the mercy of uncooperative weather.

Press release
Santa Barbara |
March 2, 2016

The Trust for Public Land and the City of Santa Barbara are pleased to announce the purchase of 14.7 acres of open land in the Las Positas Valley, formerly the site of the proposed “Veronica Meadows” development project.

In the news
March 2, 2016

After years of community quarrels over whether to develop the Veronica Meadows site, the city of Santa Barbara on Wednesday announced that it will turn the 14.8-acre parcel in the Las Positas Valley into a public park.

Press release
Mason County, Washington |
March 1, 2016

The Trust for Public Land, Green Diamond Resource Company and Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced they have permanently protected 6,967 acres of working forest land in Mason County at the southwestern end of Puget Sound.

Press release
Sugar Hill, Georgia |
February 23, 2016

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in suburban Atlanta is growing by 47 acres, which will nearly complete an eight-mile corridor of conserved public land along the river, The Trust for Public Land and the National Park Service announced today.

Press release
San Jose, California |
February 22, 2016

A new report by the Trust for Public Land shows that the San José's park system of regional and neighborhood parks, trails, and community facilities generates millions of dollars in economic benefits.

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