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Press release
Olympia, Washington |
January 7, 2015

Outdoor recreation generates $21.6 billion a year in spending on trips and equipment in Washington State, a new study prepared for the Legislature shows.

Press release
Jackson Hole, Wyoming |
January 6, 2015

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.

In the news
January 4, 2015

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.

In the news
January 4, 2015

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.

Press release
Franklin County, Maine |
January 4, 2015

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.

In the news
January 4, 2015

Six playgrounds throughout the City of San Francisco will be completely renovated with funds from the voter-approved 2012 San Francisco Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. The first six selected playgrounds are Alice Chalmers Playground, John McLaren Park Picnic Area and Playground, Merced Heights Playground, Panhandle Playground, Sgt. John Macaulay Park, and Washington Square Playground with more playground renovations to be included based on project cost savings.

In the news
December 31, 2014

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.

In the news
December 31, 2014

Of course there will be sleeper hits and breakout stars. But when it comes to the 2015 pop culture moments we’re already regarding as money in the bank, how could we not have a good feeling about so many of our beloved favorites coming back — even if, for a few of them, it’s just to say goodbye.

In the news
December 29, 2014

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.

In the news
December 27, 2014

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.

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