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Format: 2016-02-09
Format: 2016-02-09
In the news
November 10, 2015

Slowly and carefully, the most expensive and cumbersome piece of the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway expansion was was delivered to Chattanooga Friday morning. The 190 foot long bridge was floated up the Tennessee River by barge from Fort Payne, Alabama where it was constructed.

In the news
November 6, 2015

A tugboat turned into the narrow South Chickamauga Creek from the Tennessee River on Friday morning pushing two parts of a barge, including one that held a crucial piece of the city's recreational future.

Press release
Morristown, New Jersey |
November 5, 2015

The Trust for Public Land and its partners, including the Township of Morris, the Morris County Preservation Trust, and the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority announced today the permanent protection of 21.5 acres of the scenic Vallevue Farm on Picatinny Road.

Press release
Washington, D.C. |
November 4, 2015

The Trust for Public Land today opposed a draft bill which would fundamentally change the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), America's most successful conservation program.

In the news
November 4, 2015

If you build it, they will come. Only in the case of a beleaguered Richmond Park, they came and built it themselves — all in one day. In an impressive feat of old-time barn raising, hundreds of volunteers turned-out at Richmond’s Kennedy Park en masse on Saturday to whip its seven aging acres into a modern version of its old self.

In the news
November 1, 2015

Last May the Forest Service announced Milan would be receiving a $400,000 Community Forest Program grant as part of the town’s effort to create a municipally owned community forest. But recently the agency reported the grant has been redirected to pay for wildlife suppression efforts and firefighting costs out west. Both U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte have written letters to U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell, asking that the funds be reinstated.

In the news
October 27, 2015

Last week, the Buckeye, Larchmere and Woodland Hills neighborhoods each got a new public amenity courtesy of a host of community partners and a tenacious group of residents that make healthy living priority number one.

Press release
Newark, NJ |
October 26, 2015

The Trust for Public Land, Newark Public Schools, and the Lafayette Street School community announced their partnership and plans to transform the Lafayette Street School playground with the launch of an ambitious community campaign.

In the news
October 21, 2015

A new park is currently under construction on the north side of Bozeman. Cleanup efforts at the new Story Mill Community Park are wrapping up and now developers are trying to come up with a finalized design for the park. They are looking to the community for feedback.

In the news
October 20, 2015

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the expansion of the city’s innovative Green2015 partnership along with several colleagues this week, celebrating the pending completion of William Cramp Elementary School’s new green schoolyard in Philadelphia.

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