Conservation funding

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Diane Regas, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement after the release of details of the House Appropriations Committee’s proposed budget for the Department of Interior.

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To the joy of outdoor enthusiasts and bird lovers, The Trust for Public Land today announced that 190 acres of exceptional habitat for migratory songbirds and wintering waterfowl has been added to the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge. The addition will provide important recreational opportunities for local communities as well as the many birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts who visit the area from around the globe.

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As a fifth-generation Georgian, long-time advisory council member of The Trust for Public Land and an advocate for greenspace issues, I urge all Georgians to support this important initiative. The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act will appear on the ballot in November.

The Trust for Public Land, working with its lobbying and campaign affiliate known as The Trust for Public Land Action Fund assists community leaders and citizen groups with campaigns to win voter approval of ballot measures for parks and land conservation. These are ballot measures that...

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Diane Regas, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued this statement following release of the omnibus appropriations bill that would fund the government through FY 2018. The Consolidated Appropriations Act funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $425 million.

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At an event today at St. Paul's Science Museum of Minnesota, The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its 10th annual Conservation and Park Leadership Awards. These awards recognize leadership in protecting and investing in Minnesota's parks, conserved natural lands, and other special places.

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The U.S. Forest Service and The Trust for Public Land announced today that more than 900 acres have been added to the Bridger-Teton National Forest.


Rick Alger moved to the small New Hampshire town of Milan in 1964. He came for a job, but on weekends and summers he plied the trade that has sustained communities in the northern part of the state for generations: harvesting timber. Alger worked a few seasons alongside heavy machinery, but he...

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) and Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation (DNRC), has added 7,018 acres of forestland to the Stillwater State Forest.

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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and The Trust for Public Land today announced that The Trust for Public Land has purchased the land for the next public park enhancement project on Cape San Blas in Gulf County. The land, for which is planned several new park features, is the fifth park project in the Florida Panhandle as part of the Florida Coastal Access Project and using Phase V Early Restoration Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) funding from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.