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The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its 7th annual Conservation Leadership Awards, which recognize outstanding support for the conservation of Minnesota’s special places, from city parks to wilderness areas.
The Trust for Public Land today strongly supported Obama administration budget proposed for the next fiscal year, which includes continued investments in our nation’s land, water, recreation and working landscapes that support local economies. It proposed the full $900 million for Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
Today, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in collaboration with The Trust for Public Land, acquired 620 acres of conservation lands within the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Florida Forever project for $9,765,000.
Ute Valley Park is one of Colorado Springs most popular parks, and it will be expanding soon.
Rolling hills, expansive views, wild animals, meandering streams, open meadows and green forests—all surrounding the Craftsman mansion built by the co-founder of the historic Orenco townsite—will soon be available in the form of a 42-acre nature park for Hillsboro residents to enjoy.
King County and The Trust for Public Land are taking the last few steps in a two-year-long journey to permanently preserve more than 200 acres of Cascade foothills forestland.
The Gros Ventre Road has for decades come to its end at a privately owned historic ranch that stretched for 2.5 miles along the Gros Ventre River. A few years from now the road will still come to a dead end, but hikers and fishermen will be able to continue their excursions hoofing it over public lands.
A $2 million grant for the state's share of funding to buy the last unprotected stretch of coastal forest in southern New England won unanimous approval of the state Bond Commissio.
A campaign to fund the $1.13 acquisition of a 215-acre parcel of undeveloped land in Cumberland and North Yarmouth is $90,000 from completion. The Trust for Public Land, the Chebeague & Cumberland Land Trust, and the Royal River Conservation Trust have been working with the two towns to purchase and preserve Knight's Pond and Blueberry Hill, a mostly forested tract off Greely Road Extension owned by Rebecca Leland Swigget.
Fulfilling a promise by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, that the State would be an active partner in the effort to permanently protect a 1,000 acre coastal forest known as The Preserve, the Connecticut State Bond Commission today unanimously voted in favor of contributing $2 million in funding for the project.