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In the news
March 20, 2014

A Hawaii Kai heiau and wetland will be protected as a community-owned and managed Hawaiian cultural heritage preserve.

Press release
March 19, 2014

At a ceremony held yesterday at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its sixth annual Conservation Leadership Awards. The awards recognize outstanding support for the conservation of Minnesota special places from city parks to wilderness areas.

Press release
Miami |
March 18, 2014

Four Miami-Dade Parks will get new Fitness Zone® exercise areas, The Trust for Public Land announced today. Thanks to a $160,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida, The Trust for Public Land will work in partnership with Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department to select the next four parks for installation of the Fitness Zones.

Press release
March 17, 2014

Today the White House Rural Council (the Council) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) held a symposium on wood as part of the Council's work to enhance economic opportunity in rural America

In the news
March 16, 2014

In a city once known as Terminus, the BeltLine trail network is a re-envisioning of its railroad past for a new wave of pedestrian and bike-friendly urban design.

In the news
March 16, 2014

Town forests actually create jobs and revenue, an economic study released last week shows. The study, conducted by researchers at the Donella Meadows Institute for the Community Forestry Collaborative, shows that when towns create a town forest with multiple uses allowed, it can mean tourism, timber and habitat improvement.

In the news
March 12, 2014

Recorded at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, this town hall discussion examines the causes of the current childhood obesity crisis. We hear from many organizations that have mobilized to tackle the problem. Adrian Benepe, Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development of The Trust for Public Land, is one of the speakers.

Press release
Errol, New Hampshire |
March 12, 2014

The small town of Errol, N.H., created a Community Forest in 2005, and a new study shows that the town-owned and managed forest, called 13 Mile Woods Community Forest, contributes significantly to local economic and community development.

In the news
March 10, 2014

Tomatoes and carrots could soon be sprouting from the soils of Roxbury. On Monday night, a representative from the Trust for Public Lands was in front of Roxbury residents to explain his group’s plan to turn lots on Harold Street and Akron Street into commercial urban farms.

In the news
March 10, 2014

About 3,000 acres near Whitefish topped the US Forest Service's list of conservation projects through the Forest Legacy Program. This also happens to be the same land where Whitefish gets nearly three-quarters of its water supply.

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