Media Room

Meet our experts

From city planning to mapping technology, The Trust for Public Land is on conservation's cutting edge. Find out more

Media contact

Keith Maley
Director, Public Relations
(415) 800-5177
email

 

 

Search by

Format: 2020-04-01
Format: 2020-04-01
Press release

Below is a statement from Trust for Public Land SVP for Policy, Advocacy, and Government Relations, Bill Lee, in response to the news that the Interior Department has received over 230 nominations for oil and gas leases near Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.

In the news

In this year's state budget and proposed Restore Mother Nature Bond Act, New York has the opportunity to invest in green transportation infrastructure for the 21st century. Transportation emissions account for more greenhouse gases than any other sector in New York and are the only area to have increased emissions since 1990....

Press release

The Trust for Public Land and the Cannon River Watershed Partnership announce the permanent protection of 214 acres of land along the Cannon River and Cannon Valley Trail in Red Wing, Minnesota. 205 acres have been conveyed to the Minnesota DNR to be an addition to the Cannon River Turtle Preserve Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) and 9 acres have been conveyed to the Cannon Valley Trail (CVT).

Press release

Diane Regas, President and CEO of The Trust for Public Land today released the following statement on S.3422, The Great American Outdoors Act.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land today announced the addition of 31.5 acres to the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The new addition to the popular Bowman’s Island unit of the National Recreation Area will allow for increased riverfront access for kayakers, hikers, and anglers.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land, the US Forest Service, the Crested Butte Land Trust (Land Trust), and the Valley Housing Fund today announced the final chapter of a decade-long effort in the permanent protection of nearly 1,000 acres of land in the Gunnison Valley. This multi-year endeavor culminated with the exchange of land between the Trust for Public Land, the Crested Butte Land Trust and the Forest Service permanently protecting the eastern half of Long Lake, a beloved community asset, and seeing a key inholding in the Gunnison National Forest northeast of Gunnison added to the forest.

Press release

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has received $750,000 from the National Park Service to revitalize Mifflin Square Park.

Press release

Statement from Diane Regas, Trust for Public Land President and CEO.

Press release

Today, 10 Minute Walk, a national effort led by The Trust for Public Land, announced $375,000 in funding to eight nonprofits across seven major metropolitan areas. These grants will help bolster local efforts to ensure that 100% of people in U.S. cities have access to parks or green space within a 10-minute walk of home by 2050.

In the news

Georgians of all political and ideological affiliations have voted in support of the idea that public lands for people are important. In 2020, The Trust for Public Land is leading an effort to  grow our state’s outdoor recreation resources and economy through the new Georgia Outdoor Recreation Coalition. Read more from Georgia State Director George Dusenbury in the January 2020 People, Places, Parks blog on the Sapporta Report.

https://saportareport.com/headline-2020-the-year-georgia-can-become-a-le...

Pages: