The Trust for Public Land announced today it has signed an agreement to try to permanently protect a 10-acre parcel of land in the Los Angeles Silver Lake neighborhood.
Neighbors treat the Corralitas Red Car property like a park — and now it's one step closer to becoming one.The landowner signed paperwork earlier this month indicating her willingness to sell the roughly 10-acre plot to the Trust for Public Land.
A new report reveals the best attributes for successful statewide conservation programs. Among the ideal characteristics of a state conservation program are creating the program through a constitutional amendment, ensuring monies are directed to a protected, trustee-managed fund, and little-to-no direct legislative involvement in funding decisions.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a plan for the state to partner with local communities to purchase The Preserve in Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook.
Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for environmental volunteers in Cox's service areas in Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. on May 21 for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.
Today is Earth Day, and just in time has come the welcome news that the William Penn Foundation is dedicating $35 million to land conservation and restoration in the Delaware River watershed, with roughly one-third of the money targeted for the Highlands and Pinelands regions of New Jersey.
Harvey and Karen Pitts took a tour of the new gym in their neighborhood Sunday morning. While Harvey, 44, tested out one of the situp benches, Karen, 43, pumped out a set of lat pull-downs. They explored the rest of the strength training equipment — which includes stations for chest presses, squats and pullups — and then examined a cluster of cardio machines.
A conservation easement will protect more than 665 acres of land at Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday. The easement covers nearly 79 percent of the open space land makai of Kamehameha Hwy. Portions of the land had previously been planned for development.
Cementing protection for one of the largest privately owned pieces of land on California's 1,100-mile coastline, a San Francisco environmental group on Monday donated to the public the Coast Dairies property—a pastoral expanse of rolling meadows, redwood forests and panoramic ocean views north of Santa Cruz.
Toms River Council members have approved a proposed plan to purchase the former Camp Albocondo campground property from the Trust for Public Land.