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Format: 2019-10-19
Format: 2019-10-19
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The Trust for Public Land today announced that another 1,272 acres of forestland within the Florida Forever Project Wolfe Creek Forest has been acquired and added to the Blackwater River State Forest. The acquired property includes frontage on Wolfe Creek and protects hardwood forests on Big Coldwater Creek – a state-designated paddling trail and widely used creek that supports kayaking, tubing, and canoeing by community members.

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The Trust for Public Land, Urban Land Institute Atlanta, Park Pride and Atlanta Public Schools are excited to announce the Atlanta Community Schoolyards program pilot sites: John Wesley Dobbs Elementary and L.O. Kimberly Elementary.

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The Trust for Public Land announced that, as part of the 10 Minute Walk Campaign, it will make more than $300,000 available to community-based non-profit organizations as part of its efforts to enable and inspire action to ensure 100% of U.S. residents have safe, easy access to a quality park or green space within a 10-minute walk of home by 2050. 

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Ahead of National Walk to a Park Day on October 10th, AllTrails is endorsing The Trust for Public Land’s vision to ensure there’s a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home for every person in every city and town in America.

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Below is a statement from The Trust for Public Land on Senate Interior Appropriations 

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Today, Governor Jared Polis announced plans to create Colorado’s next state park at the Crazy French Ranch. The City of Trinidad, The Nature Conservancy, Trust for Public Land, Great Outdoors Colorado and Colorado Parks and Wildlife have been working together on this project with a goal of conserving the property and its history, while allowing for meaningful recreational experiences and education opportunities. The partners are excited to work together with the Governor towards this ranch becoming the next state park.

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The Trust for Public Land today issued the following statement in response to the GAO report stating the Trump administration broke the law by using entrance fees to keep national parks open during the government shutdown:

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Construction continues on hot springs pools at Astoria Hot Springs south of Hoback Junction. Weather permitting, concrete will be poured this fall and the new park could open as soon as June 2020. The resort gets its hot water for free, from natural springs at the site.

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The Trust for Public Land today applauded the recent signing of AB 782 which will clarify the timing of review on the impacts on the environment as required by the California Environmental Quality Act, (CEQA) and will help the state meet its ambitious goals to conserve and protect important resource lands.

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The Trust for Public Land today issued the following response to the newly issued report from the International Panel on Climate Change on the role of conservation in combatting the climate crisis: 

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