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Format: 2020-07-06
Format: 2020-07-06
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The Trust for Public Land and the Mountain Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) today announced the permanent protection of 227 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains through two newly acquired properties. 

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The Truckee Donner Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and The Trust for Public Land – working together as part of the Northern Sierra Partnership – announced the permanent protection of 2,914 acres of outstanding wildlands north of Donner Summit on June 29, 2020.

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the National Park Service, today announced the protection of an 84-acre scenic property in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains as an addition to Saguaro National Park, the third addition to the park completed by The Trust for Public Land and the National Park Service in the past four years. 

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the Town of Columbia, the Town of Lebanon, and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection today announced roughly 403 acres have been added to Mono Pond State Park, nearly tripling the park in size.

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The Trust for Public Land and Audubon California today announced the permanent protection of over 3,800 acres at the intersections of the Sierra Nevada, Great Basin, and Mojave ecosystems.

In the news

Gathered near the banks of Lolo Creek in the warming summer sun, members of the conservation community on Wednesday celebrated news that the Land and Water Conservation Fund is moving closer to full and permanent funding in the U.S. Senate.

If the measure passes, it would help complete the Lolo Trails Landmark Project south of Missoula – an ambitious effort to acquire a block of former timber land prized for its habitat, historic values and promise of public access.

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Congress is on the brink of enacting historic legislation which will dramatically expand access for people to parks and public lands. 

In the news

In Kingfield, home to fewer than a thousand people, generation after generation has paddled and fished on Shiloh Pond. The pond is small but deep, nestled in foothills about a half-hour’s drive from Sugarloaf ski resort. The surrounding woods are mostly young, but some mature groves near the shore may never have met a saw —  a rare thing in Maine. An ecologist with the state’s Natural Areas Program visited last year and cored a hemlock. It was 180 years old. She also noted two sugar maples, each about a meter in diameter, and estimated they must have been at least 200 years old. Together, pond and forest provide habitat for bears, beavers, kingfishers, loons, and wood frogs, plus the brook trout that lure local fly-fishermen...

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Our country's parks and public spaces are sacred places for community expression, and have a long and proud history of being catalysts for progress.

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The last undeveloped property on Tiger Mountain will be protected forever, thanks to The Trust for Public Land, King County, and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). 

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