The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded the state of Montana $2 million to aid in the acquisition of a conservation easement on Haskill Basin near Whitefish.
Fifteen years. That's how long it took to save the last major stretch of unprotected coastal forest in southern New England from developers' bulldozers. The battle to protect the rocky, 1,000-acre woodland known as "The Preserve" began in 1999. It is expected to reach a formal conclusion by the end of this year.
Just because trains are running and developers are developing doesn’t make the Green Line complete. Unless high-quality green space is added, the $957 million transit project connecting the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul can’t live up to full potential or produce a maximum return on investment.
More than 125 people, including U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, filled a tent set in the foundation of an old barn Thursday morning to celebrate the grand opening of the 45-acre Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center.
The completion of the third largest conservation project in the state's history was celebrated Thursday in a ceremony at Umbagog Lake State Park.
A conservation project intended to protect local jobs, including those in the timber and recreation industries, has been completed in the Androscoggin River headwaters, The Trust for Public Land and several partners announced today.
The completion of the third largest conservation project in New Hampshire history will be celebrated today in the North Country. The newly conserved land is called the Androscoggin River Headwaters. It covers about 31,300 acres clustered around Errol.
When Project for Pride in Living's two Hamline Station apartment buildings open next year, a public plaza will connect them, allowing everyday passersby to enjoy some greenery amid the bustle and concrete of University Avenue. Some parks advocates would like to see that model replicated up and down the new light-rail corridor.
A large, forested tract at the east end of Springfield is a big step closer to becoming a public recreational natural area, Willamalane Park and Recreation District officials announced at a special property acquisition celebration.
The Trust for Public Land and Cox Communications today announced Earl Antwine, Benjamin Goliwas and Matt Thomas as finalists for Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Voting is open to the general public through September 15, 2014. Cast your vote online here.