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Format: 2016-02-14
Format: 2016-02-14
In the news
January 5, 2016

The proposal to rebuild Astoria Hot Springs  has been widely supported in the community. A rezoning application recently approved by the Teton County commissioners paves the way for the historic springs to return, albeit in a different form.

In the news
January 5, 2016

The town of West Windsor, Vermont, will open a rope tow on February 6 that leads skiers up land once occupied by Ascutney Mountain Resort. The town, population 1,099, announced on December 15, 2015 the acquisition of 468 acres of the defunct resort, which opened in 1946 and closed in 2010.

Press release
New York City |
January 4, 2016

The Trust for Public Land today strongly supported a proposal by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to increase the state's Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) to $300 million for the 2016-17 state budget, from $177 million in 2015-16.

In the news
January 2, 2016

The nonprofit Trust for Public Land will within days begin the process of reopening Astoria Hot Springs to the public as part of a 100-acre park.The natural hot springs are located 16 miles south of Jackson on the bank of the Snake River within property owned by New York-based real estate concern Northlight Trust.

Press release
Kuamo‘o-Kona, Hawai‘i |
December 30, 2015

Aloha Kuamo‘o ‘Aina (AKA) and The Trust for Public Land announced today that they have successfully acquired the ancient Kuamo‘o battlefield and burial grounds on Hawai‘i Island south of Kona, 47 acres of makai land that is rich in history, cultural treasures, burial sites, and a portion of the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail.

Press release
Embden, Maine |
December 21, 2015

The Trust for Public Land announced today the purchase of five important properties spread throughout central Maine that will provide critical access for hunting and fishing. The five tracts totaling 2,730 acres are in Embden, Burnham, Detroit and Ripley. The Central Maine Sportsman's Access Project is the result of a two-year partnership between The Trust for Public Land, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) and Plum Creek. The properties will be owned by MDIFW and become part of the state's Wildlife Management Area system.

In the news
December 16, 2015

The Trust for Public Land on Tuesday announced that it has finalized the purchase of 470 acres of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort, a key milestone in West Windsor’s efforts to keep attracting outdoor enthusiasts to the former ski village.

Press release
Stamford, Vermont |
December 16, 2015

A key section of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and Long Trail in Stamford and Pownal, Vermont has been protected by adding 378 acres of land to the Green Mountain National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and U.S. Forest Service announced today.

Press release
Washington, DC |
December 15, 2015

The Trust for Public Land today issued a statement as Congress prepares to vote on an omnibus budget bill which includes money for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

In the news
December 15, 2015

The Milan Community Forest Project was awarded $190,000 from the N.H. Land and Community Heritage Investment Program.
The grant allows the project to move ahead with creating a 1,349-acre community forest on Oak Hill and French Hill. The community forest will be used for recreational and educational purposes while generating revenue for the town through sustainable timber harvesting.

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