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Today, Former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), along with the Jackson Hole Land Trust, and Trust for Public Land announced that Senator Kohl has donated nearly 1,000 acres in the Upper Gros Ventre to The Trust for Public Land—the nation's leading nonprofit working to conserve land. The transfer from private ownership to The Trust for Public Land will support multi-pronged efforts to conserve one of the most pristine, beautiful landscapes in Wyoming.
A 5,774-acre forested property in Franklin County has been permanently protected through The Trust for Public Land, a national land conservation group with one of its 30 offices located in Portland.
The deal, which was finalized recently between The Trust for Public Land and Linkletter Timberlands, provides public access for recreation–including on two ITS snowmobile trails–while maintaining the land as a working forest.
A 5,774-acre forested property in Franklin County has been permanently protected, ensuring that it will continue to produce timber and logging jobs and will be available for recreation such as snowmobiling, fishing, hiking, and hunting, The Trust for Public Land announced today.
A recently approved $1.1 million state grant will go a long way toward protecting 1,650 acres of local forestland and watershed. This spring, nationwide nonprofit conservation group the Trust for Public Land entered a purchase agreement with property owner Northfield Mount Hermon School.
A fundraising effort to buy 1,000 acres of shoreline land is nearly complete. The land is called The Preserve, and it spreads across Old Saybrook, Essex, and Westbrook. "It's one of the last remaining unprotected coastal forests of its kind between New York and Boston," said Alicia Sullivan, the state director for the Trust for Public Land.
The 60-acre Murray Farm, founded in Bridgewater as a dairy in 1906 and today used to grow hay, corn, pumpkins, and other crops, has been protected from development.
One of the largest undeveloped Mississippi River properties in the Twin Cities region has been protected as a new conservation area, the City of Elk River and The Trust for Public Land announced today.
The protection of 40 acres that will preserve the natural beauty of the main entrance of Chiricahua National Monument has been successfully completed, The Trust for Public Land announced today.
The Trust for Public Land is purchasing a 2,085-acre parcel of land in Duxbury which will be given to the state to be added to the Camel's Hump State Forest.