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Format: 2015-07-28
Format: 2015-07-28
In the news
July 27, 2015

Wedged between homes and alleyways, Patton Street Park and Garden occupies less than half an acre of property. But when the new park officially opens this coming weekend, visitors will find a lot to do in the relatively small space, which has been packed with play areas, winding paths, fitness equipment, benches and tables and a community garden. Of course, there are trees, small amounts of turf and drought-tolerant landscaping.

In the news
July 23, 2015

I LOVE the QueensWay. This love affair started one chilly March evening in Rich­mond Hill, Queens ...

Press release
Washington, DC |
July 21, 2015

The Trust for Public Land today praised leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for including permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in an energy-related bill.

In the news
July 20, 2015

The Town of West Windsor, Vermont, Selectboard has approved the creation of a steering committee that will establish Mt. Ascutney Outdoors, a non-profit group that will manage and maintain the assets and recreation opportunities of the West Windsor Town Forest

In the news
July 19, 2015

It’s been over two years since Barre Town acquired 355 acres of land for the Barre Town Forest and the area is thriving.

Press release
July 12, 2015

The Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg recently completed a statewide telephone survey of 601 adult Pennsylvanians to assess public support for state funding to conserve and protect open space, clean water, natural areas, wildlife habitats, parks, historic sites, forests, and farms. The survey results found strong majority support throughout all regions of the state and across all demographic groups for increasing state funding for land and water conservation, even if it would cost the average household $10-20 more annually.

Press release
Atlanta |
July 12, 2015

Channel 2 WSB-TV, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Atlanta’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers. Nominations are being accepted for Metro Atlanta volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.

Press release
New York |
June 24, 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 The School of Science and Applied Learning, CS 300 in the Bronx's Tremont neighborhood.

Press release
June 24, 2015

Efforts to save land on Arroyo Burro Creek from development have been boosted by a $500,000 grant from The California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), The Trust for Public Land announced today.

 

In the news
June 24, 2015

A Bronx playground is back in business after a million dollar makeover that gives new meaning to the term "green space." NY1's Roger Clark filed this report.

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