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The town of Milan today bought land to begin creating a community forest that will provide the town with income through sustainable timber harvesting, as well as places for local residents to hike, hunt, fish and enjoy the outdoors.
A new state forest in Rutland County named after conservation-minded former U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords opens this month, thanks to pooled resources of federal and state agencies, nonprofit groups and individual donors.
The recent purchase of 2,085 acres in Duxbury by The Trust for Public Land will boost Camels Hump State Park's amenities, access and wildlife, according to a news release Monday from the California-based nonprofit.
Camel’s Hump State Park is growing by more than 2,000 acres, The Trust for Public Land and State of Vermont announced today.
Growing up in Wahiawā, Lea Hong’s playground was the North Shore. She rarely ventured into town and never, ever went as far as Sandy Beach. Yet, as the director of the Hawaiian Islands Program for The Trust for Public Land, Hong, 50, has helped communities across O‘ahu preserve hundreds of acres of wild coastline from development in 2015 alone.
The Mad River Valley community was challenged by Sugarbush president Win Smith to match his $10,000 gift to complete the purchase of a 2,000-acre addition to Camel’s Hump State Park, the Dowsville Headwaters.
I’m a lifelong fisherman. My father and I started fishing together in the early 1970s, and we’ve been at it ever since. We’ll both fish for anything with fins, but our favorite is wild brook trout in the streams of Maine’s north woods. One of our favorite places, Cold Stream, is only an hour up Route 201 from my home in Skowhegan.
The Trust for Public Land and Trout Unlimited today announced the purchase of the Cold Stream forest, a 8,159-acre property near the The Forks which will provide public access and protect habitat for deer and wild brook trout, including more than 3,000 acres of deer wintering area and seven wild brook trout ponds.
After four years of funding delays, two conservation groups announced Friday they have purchased an 8,159-acre parcel that will provide the public with access to the Cold Stream forest in western Maine. The purchase also will protect valuable deer wintering and brook trout habitat.
A “landmark” conservation project will protect more than 8,000 acres of prime habitat for deer and wild brook trout in northwestern Maine.