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In the news
September 10, 2014

In June of 2012, representatives from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic and the Trust for Public Land went to the Stonington Board of Finance asking it to recommended the town borrow $1.5 million to help it buy a portion of the historic Coogan Farm property and create the Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center.

In the news
September 9, 2014

LA city officials charged with finding solutions to the drought are turning their attention to neighborhood alleys, which they hope to transform into "green spaces" meant to capture and conserve much-needed water.

In the news
September 8, 2014

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.

In the news
September 5, 2014

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.

In the news
September 4, 2014

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.

In the news
September 3, 2014

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.

In the news
August 31, 2014

The completion of the third largest conservation project in the state's history was celebrated Thursday in a ceremony at Umbagog Lake State Park.

Press release
Cambridge |
August 27, 2014

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.

In the news
August 27, 2014

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.

In the news
August 26, 2014

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.

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