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Format: 2019-03-19
Format: 2019-03-19
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Diane Regas, President and CEO of The Trust for Public Land, wrote to U.S. Senator Ed Markey and U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to urge them to make access to parks a major goal of the Green New Deal.

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Kathy DeCoster, Vice President and Director of Federal Affairs for The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement regarding the release of the President’s FY20 budget:

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With snow still on the ground and temperatures well below freezing, the last place anyone wanted to be on Thursday was in a park. The adverse weather conditions, however, didn't stop city officials, led by Mayor Andre Sayegh, from gathering in Lou Costello Park to announce Paterson's entry into a national campaign to expand access to parks across the city.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced the addition of 170 acres to the Savanna State Forest, including 1.25 miles of undeveloped frontage along the Mississippi River.

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The City of Dallas Parks and Recreation Board approved the masterplan for the Five Mile Creek Urban Greenbelt, which creates an interconnected series of trails, parks and green spaces following the main branch and tributaries of Five Mile Creek in southern Dallas.

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A public-private partnership today announced the protection of Camp Hahobas on the shores of Hood Canal near Belfair, Washington. Working in collaboration, The Trust for Public Land, Great Peninsula Conservancy, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, and U.S. Navy have protected important lands in the unique Hood Canal ecosystem for multiple public benefits, including habitat conservation, recreation, forest management, and military readiness for the Navy.

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Diane Regas, President and CEO of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement regarding the House’s passage of the public lands package, most specifically the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Placemaking—the process of creating quality places that people want to live, work, play and learn in, is transforming public spaces into vibrant areas that celebrate culture and increase accessibility. The Trust for Public Land and the City of Atlanta are working with residents to transform excess concrete and asphalt into vibrant community spaces through placemaking.

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On Wednesday night, the Oakland Unified School District’s Board of Education passed two complementary policies that will take the District down a path toward ensuring OUSD students are educated in greener environments and become environmentally literate and prepared to address the challenges of the future related to climate change.

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Diane Regas, President and CEO of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage of S.47, specifically the permanent reauthorization of LWCF.

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