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The Trust for Public Land (TPL) conducted an economic analysis of the return on Maine’s investment in land conservation through the Land for Maine’s Future program (LMF). This is an executive summary of the full report. TPL analyzed the past (i.e., 1998 to 2011) and likely future (i.e., over the next ten years) economic returns generated from LMF acquisition spending, and found that every $1 invested in land conservation through LMF returned $11 in natural goods and services to the Maine economy.

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) conducted an economic analysis of the return on Maine’s investment in land conservation through the Land for Maine’s Future program (LMF). TPL analyzed the past (i.e., 1998 to 2011) and likely future (i.e., over the next ten years) economic returns generated from LMF acquisition spending, and found that every $1 invested in land conservation through LMF returned $11 in natural goods and services to the Maine economy.

A map of The Trust for Public Land's climate conservation priority areas.

The Center for City Park Excellence maintains the nation's most complete database of park facts for the largest U.S. cities. This is the 2011 report.

Data on the park-related expenditure per resident, by city from the City Park Facts 2010 Report.

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