National Parks

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The Trust for Public Land today announced an expansion of the Appalachian Trail corridor in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts. A 370-acre tract of land adjoining the summit of Warner Hill was purchased by the organization and transferred to the National Park Service, which will manage the land as part of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced that 514-acres has been added to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Burnt Corn Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) and the Burnt Corn Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC).

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Today the Trust for Public Land transferred 44 acres to Saguaro National Park. The donation is located on the east side of the National Park north of Vail, and adds a critical water resource to the park area.

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Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement after the release of President Trump’s first budget:

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The Trust for Public Land today announced that ownership of the 42-acre Cascade Cottages property has been sold to the National Park Service, officially completing the protection process which began last March.

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the State of Utah Department of Natural Resources and the USDA Forest Service, today announced the protection of a 382-acre ranch adjacent to the Dixie National Forest and just northeast of Zion National Park.

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Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, issued the following statement today following the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Montana, as the Secretary of the Interior:

“The Trust for Public Land congratulates Rep. Zinke on his confirmation as our next Secretary of the Interior. We look forward to working with him to honor our nation’s outdoor heritage and to protect our lands and waters for the public."

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In October, jazz composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith released his latest album “America’s National Parks.” It’s definitely our kind of music, so we were thrilled when Smith took time out of his rather allegro tour schedule to tell us how nature has influenced his life and art....

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The Trust for Public Land today praised President Obama’s decision to expand the California Coastal National Monument by including the Coast Dairies ranch, a six-mile-long Santa Cruz seaside property of meadows, redwood forests, and panoramic ocean views.

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Like so many of us, Kara Winger likes to take to the trails to clear her mind and blow off stress from the workday. Less typical: Winger’s workday often involves hurling seven-foot-long metal spears through the air!

Winger is a three-time Olympian who holds the U.S. record in the javelin...

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