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Washington Watch, August 2014

Excising Airports and Railyards for Better Urban Parkland Comparisons: Removing airport and railyard acreage from cities' total land area gives park planners a more appropriate measure of the proportion of a city that is parkland.

This report examines how Land and Water Conservation Fund investments in Forest Service land acquisitions have strengthened six unique communities across the country by assisting locally-initiated forest protection efforts in California, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Georgia, Montana, Washington,

Engaging tourists and commuters with your city's parks and programs can expand your agency's reach and venue. This article originally appeared in the May 2014 issue of Parks and Recreation (posted with permission).

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The Trust for Public Land conducted an economic analysis of the return on New Hampshire’s investment in land conservation through a variety of state programs. This report presents a summary of the key findings and the benefits of open space investments in the state.

This report highlights some state programs that  are catalysts of conservation, leading local governments and a network of other partners to protect our land and water resources.