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Format: 2020-02-23
Format: 2020-02-23
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...

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Today, Astoria Park Conservancy and The Trust for Public Land announced the donation of park land from The Trust for Public Land to Astoria Park Conservancy, the local non-profit whose mission is to steward Astoria in a manner that promotes broad public access, personal health, and deeper connections between people and nature. This exciting milestone brings the park closer to opening, which is planned for mid-2020. 

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The Trust for Public Land today announced the permanent protection of the newly created Tiger Hill Community Forest. Along with Loon Echo Land Trust and local residents, The Trust for Public Land helped to permanently protect 1,400 acres, which will allow for outdoor recreation and sustainable forest management, while also protecting Sebago Lake—the water supply for over one-sixth of Maine residents.

In the news

As the climate crisis looms, cities like Camden are on the frontlines of warming temperatures and rising sea levels. That’s why The Trust for Public Lands (TPL) is taking steps to prepare.

In the news

Free-to-use fitness equipment has been installed on the lawn of an East Harlem public housing development as part of a first-of-its-kind program run by the New York City Housing Authority, city officials announced Thursday.

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A statement from Carter Strickland, New York State Director for The Trust for Public Land:

In the news

Shanelle Smith Whigham grew up in Lima near a petrochemical plant that made the air smell like rotten eggs...

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