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Format: 2015-04-26
Format: 2015-04-26
In the news
January 18, 2015

King County and The Trust for Public Land are taking the last few steps in a two-year-long journey to permanently preserve more than 200 acres of Cascade foothills forestland.

Press release
January 11, 2015

Fulfilling a promise by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, that the State would be an active partner in the effort to permanently protect a 1,000 acre coastal forest known as The Preserve, the Connecticut State Bond Commission today unanimously voted in favor of contributing $2 million in funding for the project.

Press release
Olympia, Washington |
January 7, 2015

Outdoor recreation generates $21.6 billion a year in spending on trips and equipment in Washington State, a new study prepared for the Legislature shows.

Press release
Old Saybrook, Connecticut |
January 7, 2015

The Trust for Public Land has announced that Newman's Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman, will match donations to The Preserve dollar-for-dollar until a $150,000 challenge has been met.

Press release
Jackson Hole, Wyoming |
January 6, 2015

Today, Former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), along with the Jackson Hole Land Trust, and Trust for Public Land announced that Senator Kohl has donated nearly 1,000 acres in the Upper Gros Ventre to The Trust for Public Land—the nation's leading nonprofit working to conserve land. The transfer from private ownership to The Trust for Public Land will support multi-pronged efforts to conserve one of the most pristine, beautiful landscapes in Wyoming.

In the news
January 4, 2015

The deal, which was finalized recently between The Trust for Public Land and Linkletter Timberlands, provides public access for recreation–including on two ITS snowmobile trails–while maintaining the land as a working forest.

Press release
Franklin County, Maine |
January 4, 2015

A 5,774-acre forested property in Franklin County has been permanently protected, ensuring that it will continue to produce timber and logging jobs and will be available for recreation such as snowmobiling, fishing, hiking, and hunting, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Press release
St. Paul |
December 21, 2014

One of the largest undeveloped Mississippi River properties in the Twin Cities region has been protected as a new conservation area, the City of Elk River and The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Press release
Wilcox, Arizona |
December 17, 2014

The protection of 40 acres that will preserve the natural beauty of the main entrance of Chiricahua National Monument has been successfully completed, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Press release
Sandpoint, Idaho |
December 16, 2014

The Trust for Public Land, the U.S. Forest Service, the Idaho Department of Lands, and the Stimson Lumber Company today announced they have permanently protected 6,847 acres of forestland in northern Idaho. The land will remain in active timber production; protect wildlife habitat; and be forever available for public hunting, fishing, hiking and outdoor recreation.

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