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.
Six playgrounds throughout the City of San Francisco will be completely renovated with funds from the voter-approved 2012 San Francisco Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. The first six selected playgrounds are Alice Chalmers Playground, John McLaren Park Picnic Area and Playground, Merced Heights Playground, Panhandle Playground, Sgt. John Macaulay Park, and Washington Square Playground with more playground renovations to be included based on project cost savings.
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.
A fundraising effort to buy 1,000 acres of shoreline land is nearly complete. The land is called The Preserve, and it spreads across Old Saybrook, Essex, and Westbrook. "It's one of the last remaining unprotected coastal forests of its kind between New York and Boston," said Alicia Sullivan, the state director for the Trust for Public Land.
The 60-acre Murray Farm, founded in Bridgewater as a dairy in 1906 and today used to grow hay, corn, pumpkins, and other crops, has been protected from development.
The abandoned Rockaway Beach line of the Long Island Rail Road cuts a shaggy green swath through southern Queens. The line has been rotting since the 1950s, though a group of park advocates say the result is not ruin but wild perfection. They want to make it a three-and-a-half-mile park and call it the QueensWay.