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Format: 2017-06-26
Format: 2017-06-26
Press release

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the State of Utah Department of Natural Resources and the USDA Forest Service, today announced the protection of a 382-acre ranch adjacent to the Dixie National Forest and just northeast of Zion National Park.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land today announced a partnership with the city of Los Angeles to help residents prepare for climate change.

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Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, issued the following statement today following the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Montana, as the Secretary of the Interior:

“The Trust for Public Land congratulates Rep. Zinke on his confirmation as our next Secretary of the Interior. We look forward to working with him to honor our nation’s outdoor heritage and to protect our lands and waters for the public."

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Thomas S. Reeve has been elected as chair of the national Board of Directors of The Trust for Public Land, the organization announced today.

In the news

On Jan. 18, 2017, the Chittenden Select Board held a special meeting to discuss the potential purchase of a sizeable piece of Chittenden by the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF). About 17 people attended, in addition to the entire Select Board, three planning commissioners and representatives of the Green Mountain National Forest and the New Hampshire-Vermont Trust for Public Land.

In the news

Lea Hong stands at the piko of O‘ahu, the island’s figurative navel, with sweeping views over the central plain toward the Ko‘olau mountains to the east and the Wai‘anae range to the west. With her adorable mini-labradoodle Milo lapping at her slippered toes, the environmental attorney surveys the fields of red dirt and tall grass surrounding this sacred site, the Kukaniloko Birthing Stones—in all some 1,700 acres of prime agricultural land that Hong helped save from development, as she has with so many other critical parcels throughout the Islands in her role as state director of the Trust for Public Land, or TPL.

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Carter H. Strickland Jr., the former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, will be the New York State Director of The Trust for Public Land, the organization announced today. In that role, he will oversee one of The Trust for Public Land’s largest programs.

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The Trust for Public Land has completed the purchase of land on the Carmel River that will return badly needed summer flows to the river and give the public better access to Palo Corona Regional Park.

In the news

The Catamount Outdoor Family Center is an oasis of wooded trails and serene wetlands in the heart of rapidly-developing Chittenden County. And it may soon become Williston’s newest town forest.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land and the Land Trust of Napa County (“Land Trust”) today announce the acquisition of a conservation easement over 7,260 acres of a ranch on the shoulders of Mt. St. Helena, one of the largest private properties in Napa County.

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