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Saguaro National Park is receiving a special gift as the National Park Service celebrates its centennial on Thursday, Aug. 25: a donation of 282 acres of land for an expansion of the park’s district east of Tucson.
For years, it has seemed that slow-moving, long-awaited bike and pedestrian trail projects planned near downtown and Lake Erie have been competing against one another for cash and moving ahead without a sense of how they should connect to form a comprehensive network. Say goodbye to all that.
The people of Hawai‘i will forever be able walk the path of South Kona’s ancestors, thanks to the purchase and protection of the 59‐acre Kauleolī fishing village by The Trust for Public Land, the National Park Service’s Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, and lineal descendants of the area.
The Trust for Public Land is bringing together the partners who successfully protected 3,020 acres of land in the Haskill Creek watershed east of Whitefish for a community celebration on July 16. Speakers at the celebration will include the landowner, F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Company General Manager Chuck Roady, members of the Montana Congressional Delegation, state and federal government officials, and Whitefish Mayor John Muhlfeld.
A crowd of more than 150 people gathered Tuesday to celebrate the creation of the new 1,346-acre Jim Jeffords State Forest and the designation of the adjacent Brown Bridge as a National Historic Landmark.
Today, the Baker-Polito Administration and The Trust for Public Land announced that the state has purchased 1,287 acres of land within Northfield and Warwick from Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH), an independent boarding school located in Gill, Massachusetts. The land, which will be managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), will be protected for public use and will immediately become part of Northfield State Forest.
The Brown Bridge is one of less than 200 covered bridges left in the state of Vermont. It's the only one in the country that currently has a slate roof. And it’s where dozens of neighbors and policymakers came together to honor it as a national historic landmark.
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 Robert E. Peary School, PS 75Q, in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Queens.
Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) has awarded a $10 million grant to the Trampe Ranch conservation project, which aims to place nearly 6,000 acres of land between Gunnison and Gothic into a conservation easement held by The Nature Conservancy.
The Trust for Public Land, with the assistance of Miami-Dade County and TD Bank, opened its first Green Infrastructure Fitness Zone® in Tropical Park on June 13, 2016.