The recently announced Orbeton Stream project that conserves 5,774 acres in Madrid Township represents a victory for Maine on many levels. The forests and waters of these slopes foster the region’s core fish and wildlife populations and essential stands of northern mixed-wood tree species. As such, these lands exemplify the very heart of the forest values we expect and depend upon for jobs, recreation and our way of life.
The state Bond Commission on Monday is expected to approve $2 million to cover Connecticut’s share of the $8.09 million purchase price of 1,000 acres of coastal forest spread across three shoreline towns.
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.
The Trust for Public Land has announced that Newman's Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman, will match donations to The Preserve dollar-for-dollar until a $150,000 challenge has been met.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.