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Format: 2018-08-15
Format: 2018-08-15
In the news

Located in the heart of Grays Ferry, Lanier Playground had been closed since 2005, but memories of when it brimmed with activity stayed alive in longtime neighborhood residents. You'd hear stories about the softball leagues that used to play deep into the night here, the handball tournaments, the annual "summer Olympics" that wooed local kids. It was not uncommon to see spectators overwhelming the sidewalks just outside the chain-link borders, they recalled.

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219-Acre Parcel Transferred to the National Park Service for Trail Protection and Enhancement 

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Five schools selected to serve as the first “Living Schoolyard” project sites

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In a part of Vermont where development routinely supplants open land, fundraisers say they are tantalizingly close to raising $1.9 million needed to buy and protect 376 rural acres interlaced by bike and Nordic ski trails.

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With the Ascutney Outdoor Center under construction, a new tubing hill and lift set to open this winter and plans underway for the installation of a T-bar to service about nine ski trails, West Windsor is poised to step out from the shadows of the bleak and uncertain future it faced eight years ago when the Ascutney Mountain Resort ski area closed.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today the creation of the Colorado Community Trails Program, a new statewide initiative designed to accelerate the planning, design, construction and stewardship of trails that connect communities.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today that an additional 13,097 acres of the Cienega and HYL Ranches have been protected through the purchase of a conservation easement. This newly protected land is part of a unique and exceptional ecosystem and landscape. Today's action brings the total area protected in these ranches to 19,140 acres following a first project at Cienega Ranch completed last year. The project will conserve high-quality native grasslands and critical wildlife habitat, while keeping the land as a working cattle ranch. The protected land is immediately adjacent to the Fort Bowie National Historic Site and the Bowie Mountain Scenic Area of Critical Environmental Concern.

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The Trust for Public Land, Green Diamond Resource Company and Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced they have permanently protected 7,391 acres of working forest land in Mason County at the southwestern end of Puget Sound.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today that the fundraising goal for the Campaign for Story Mill Community Park was met and the park will be open by the end of the year. $11.76 million was raised by The Trust for Public Land from more than 450 individual donors, local businesses, and foundations to match the City of Bozeman's $4.5 million investment from the voter-approved Parks & Trails bond measure. The Trust for Public Land has been working in partnership with the City of Bozeman to create the vision and designs for the 60-acre park since 2012.

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State Sen. Kevin de Leon and leaders of the campaign which enacted Proposition 68 today detailed the benefits the Los Angeles area will receive from the $4 billion parks and open space bond, the largest in the history of California.

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