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It’s been 100 years since the enabling legislation for creating town forests in Vermont was enacted in 1915. Vermont has a long and proud tradition of towns owning and managing forests for public benefit.
It has been billed as Chicago’s next great park. With spring-like weather upon us, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez decided to check out the 606—a park and trail project spanning about three miles along old railroad lines on the North Side.
The field of landscape architecture has continued to push the boundaries of creativity, innovation and leadership in the planning, design and development of our built environment. The design schematics for the QueensWay received a merit award from The Annual Design Awards held by the American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter.
“There is poop going into the East River,” the teacher says, sprinkling black specks onto a cutaway model consisting of buildings, streets, and sewer pipes. It is week three of design class at P.S. 15, the Roberto Clemente School, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and a group of third graders is participating in the New York City Playgrounds Program, which, led by the Trust for Public Land (TPL), transforms asphalt inner-city schoolyards into community parks.
Ignacia S. Moreno and Ana Teresa Valdez have joined the national board of directors of The Trust for Public Land, the organization announced today.
Video: A special honor is in the works for former Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords.
A new 1,346-acre State Forest will be created in former Senator Jim Jeffords' hometown of Shrewsbury and will be named after the late senator, The Trust for Public Land and the State of Vermont announced today.
The state and a conservation agency are working together to create a new state forest to be named after the late Senator Jim Jeffords.
Marking the completion of a five-year quest for a conservation easement protecting forests in the western Maine High Peaks Region from development, about 120 supporters gathered on Saturday at the Phillips Area Community Center to celebrate their success. The easement campaign, known as the Orbeton Stream Project, was completed in December.
It was as much a celebration of the 5,774-acre conservation easement as it was the successful collaboration of varied interests who all worked together to make it happen.