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Format: 2016-02-12
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Press release
Newark, NJ |
October 26, 2015

The Trust for Public Land, Newark Public Schools, and the Lafayette Street School community announced their partnership and plans to transform the Lafayette Street School playground with the launch of an ambitious community campaign.

In the news
October 21, 2015

A new park is currently under construction on the north side of Bozeman. Cleanup efforts at the new Story Mill Community Park are wrapping up and now developers are trying to come up with a finalized design for the park. They are looking to the community for feedback.

Press release
Philadelphia |
October 18, 2015

Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Deputy Mayor/Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Michael DiBerardinis, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite, Jr., Philadelphia Water Department Deputy Commissioner Christopher Crockett, and The Trust for Public Land's Jeff Danter, Senior Vice President and Atlantic Seaboard Division Director, announced the expansion of the City's innovative Green2015 partnership and celebrated the latest accomplishment in the initiative, the pending completion of a new green schoolyard at the William Cramp Elementary School.

Press release
October 8, 2015
Press release
St. Paul |
October 2, 2015

Saint Paul's newest park, Frogtown Park and Farm, opened to the public today with a day-long celebration, giving the city a new park destination, which includes one of the largest urban farms in the country.

Press release
Orlando |
September 30, 2015

WFTV Channel 9 Family Connection and The Trust for Public Land today named Chuck O'Neal as Central Florida's 2015 Cox Conserves Hero. O'Neal's nonprofit of choice, League of Women Voters of Florida Education Fund, will receive $10,000 on his behalf. The three finalists were chosen by a judging panel and then competed in an online public vote to be named Central Florida's Cox Conserves Hero.

Press release
September 30, 2015

Long-sought public access to Victoria Lake and the Ontonagon River has been secured in a 245-acre addition to the Ottawa National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and U.S. Forest Service announced today. The three-mile long lake protects water quality in the West Branch of the Ontonagon River.

Press release
Washington, D.C. |
September 29, 2015

The Trust for Public Land today issued the following statement on the expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund: "Today, Congress allowed the 50-year old Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to lapse for the first time ever. This failure to act is beyond comprehension given how this program benefits all Americans," said Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land.

Press release
Washington, D.C. |
September 15, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded The Trust for Public Land, the City of Newark, and Essex County the agency's "Smart Growth Achievement" award for the development of Newark's Riverfront Park on a former industrial site on the city's Passaic River waterfront.

Press release
Bozeman |
September 2, 2015

Wells Fargo and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation have awarded a $75,000 grant to Story Mill Community Park—the second donation to the project through their Environmental Solutions for Communities Initiative - The Trust for Public Land announced today.

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