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On a recent sunny August afternoon, more than 200 supporters of the effort to protect the 1,000 acre forest known as The Preserve gathered to mark the official opening of the property to the public.
The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and Plum Creek today announced an agreement to work together to conserve 15,334 acres of Plum Creek's land in Western, Montana. The vast majority of these lands are surrounded by the Stillwater State Forest north of Whitefish, Montana.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal joined over 200 state and local officials, and local residents at a reception and ribbon-cutting ceremony in Old Saybrook on Thursday to celebrate the permanent protection of “The Preserve,” the 1,000 acre coastal woodland recently acquired primarily by the state and the Town of Old Saybrook.
The Trust for Public Land, a national non-profit organization that creates parks and protects land for public use, says they are closing in on their goal to create a new state forest named in honor of former Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords
Retherford and Lipton, both Hawaii residents, are stumping on behalf of a community conservation movement called “Save Ka Iwi Coast Coalition,” which is working alongside the Trust for Public Land. The last privately-owned parcel of land along the popular coast is up for sale. Unless the group raises the necessary funds to buy it, it will most likely be developed, spoiling the uninterrupted swath of protected land.
Glen Helen Preserve, a popular recreational destination and environmental education facility owned by Antioch College, has been permanently protected, The Trust for Public Land, Antioch College, Tecumseh Land Trust, USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Ohio Public Works Commission announced today. A final conservation easement was secured today, ensuring the wooded glen near Yellow Springs, Ohio will forever be preserved and open to the public.
Wedged between homes and alleyways, Patton Street Park and Garden occupies less than half an acre of property. But when the new park officially opens this coming weekend, visitors will find a lot to do in the relatively small space, which has been packed with play areas, winding paths, fitness equipment, benches and tables and a community garden. Of course, there are trees, small amounts of turf and drought-tolerant landscaping.
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The Trust for Public Land today praised leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for including permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in an energy-related bill.