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Format: 2018-06-17
Format: 2018-06-17
Press release

Diane Regas, President of The Trust for Public Land, issued the following statement after the Senate Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies released details of its proposed FY 19 appropriations bill

In the news

A fundraising campaign to revitalize the Astoria Hot Springs Park has raised 70 percent of the money needed to start construction next year.

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California voters Tuesday approved a record $4.1 billion package of bonds to provide parks, open space, clean water and help fight climate change in the state.

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Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Council Member Peter Koo, representatives from MetLife Foundation, The Trust for Public Land, and students and faculty from JHS 189Q and the Flushing International School today officially opened the school’s new, state-of-the-art, green playground to serve the students and surrounding community. The new $1 million playground will bring 36,000 Flushing residents within a 10-minute walk of a park that includes an artificial turf field, running track, green roof gazebo, outdoor classroom, garden, a grove of trees, bleachers, benches and a handball wall. The new design includes green infrastructure such as the turf field, paving stones, bioswales, trees and garden area that will capture 700,000 gallons of stormwater per year, vastly improving the health of Flushing Creek.

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Minneapolis has the best park system in the United States, according to The Trust for Public Land’s 7th annual ParkScore® index, which was released today by the nonprofit organization.

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The Town of Windsor and The Trust for Public Land today announced the
long-sought acquisition of a 95-acre former golf course property next to Windsor Center, which
will become a new public park. The land-purchase will enable new passive recreation
opportunities, protect water quality, and secure a key segment in a planned greenway that will
one day link Town’s center with the Farmington River, Connecticut River, and downtown
Hartford.

Press release

Diane Regas, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement after the release of details of the House Appropriations Committee’s proposed budget for the Department of Interior.

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“It was an empty lot; concrete,” said Irene McKallop. “There wasn’t anything there. It was nothing, it was all cement.”

McKallop is not talking about a parking lot. She’s talking about the place where her grandkids’ go for recess, gym class and pretty much all other outdoor activities that unfold at their South Philadelphia school, John H. Taggart.

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), was awarded a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to identity impactful ways to embed place-based arts practices within city, county, and local public health agencies.

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with Cooper’s Ferry Partnership and Theatre of the Oppressed, was awarded a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to activate parks, schoolyards, and open space in North Camden, New Jersey through participatory theatre and design workshops. 

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