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Format: 2019-07-20
Format: 2019-07-20
In the news

Do you remember your favorite childhood field trip or summer break excursion? Perhaps you lived for jumping in the lake and enjoying Fourth of July fireworks and cookouts. Did you sit around a fire pit singing songs at camp, explore the beach with family and friends, or lazily tube down the river during the dog days of summer? Would you be as healthy or active today without those experiences? Would you have the same appreciation for the world around you?

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The Trust for Public Land and the Pacific Crest Trail Association today announced the historic conservation of more than 10,300 acres along Northern California’s Trinity Divide in the Klamath and Shasta-Trinity national forests, protecting 17 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail and securing one of the largest privately-owned segments along the trail.

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Bill Lee, Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Government Relations at The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement regarding LWCF funding included in the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill:

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The Trust for Public Land, MetLife Foundation, The Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., City Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr., the School Construction Authority, and the Department of Environmental Protection joined Accion Academy, The School of Performing Arts, and South Bronx Classical Charter School students and faculty June 25th to open a new, state-of-the-art green playground to serve the school and surrounding community, providing more than 36,500 residents a new park within a 10-minute walk of home.

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The Trust for Public Land, Mahoosuc Pathways, the Northern Forest Center, and the Bethel community today announced the protection of 980 acres of forestland in Bethel. Located only two miles from the village center, the new Bethel Community Forest will support community and economic development in the Bethel area.

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The Trust for Public Land and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT), in partnership with Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service, are proud to announce the conservation of more than 5,000 acres in the San Luis Valley. 

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Diane Regas, President and CEO of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act, H.R. 3195.

In the news

Can active recreation spaces with athletic fields, walking trails and restrooms along the Chattahoochee coexist with the protection of natural habitat in and around the river? How do we both activate and protect the river when the two ideas may at times seem at odds? What does equitable development along the river look like? How might a popular regional destination along the Chattahoochee River reshape how metro Atlanta develops? What should we consider now to ensure that all benefit from this initiative?

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Bill Lee, Senior Vice President, Policy and Advocacy for The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement in response to introduction in the Senate of International Climate Accountability Act.

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The Chattahoochee Working Group is hosting public forums on June 22 in Atlanta and June 23 in Johns Creek to gather community input for the Chattahoochee RiverLands Greenway Study. The study aims to reconsider the region's relationship to the river and create a new vision for the river's future. The public is encouraged to attend and participate in these free input sessions.

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