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Format: 2018-06-25
Format: 2018-06-25
Press release

The Trust for Public Land today announced the final-stage closing in the protection of 4,377 acres of working ranchland in the scenic valleys of the Gunnison and East Rivers between Gunnison and Crested Butte. The protection effort, for land on the Trampe Ranch, was completed through three working-ranch conservation easements and with help from a $10 million grant from the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) funding program, the largest single transaction grant in the organization’s history.

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The Trust for Public Land sold valuable Carmel River land and water to the people of Monterey County for a public park and to permanently restore needed water to the Carmel River.

The land is 185 acres of the former Rancho Cañada Golf Club in Carmel Valley. It began two years ago as a partnership among The Trust for Public Land, Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District, Santa Lucia Conservancy and Trout Unlimited.

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As a fifth-generation Georgian, long-time advisory council member of The Trust for Public Land and an advocate for greenspace issues, I urge all Georgians to support this important initiative. The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act will appear on the ballot in November.

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Yesterday was the last day of the legislative session and we are excited to share that the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act (HB 332 and HR 238) passed with overwhelming, bi-partisan support in both the State House and Senate. This historic victory for land conservation comes after nearly a decade of effort by numerous stakeholders across the state and led by the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Coalition.

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“We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Linda Brown, whose courage changed the course of history. Linda’s brave actions at her two-story brick schoolhouse in Topeka, Kansas not only sparked the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation, but helped awaken the conscience of the nation.

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Every week, 66-year-old Perry Barker leads a group of seniors on a strenuous trail to replace invasive species with native plants as part of the state's forest restoration project. The group, ranging in age from 49 to mid-70s, work in the nearly 3,600-acre lowland Honouliuli Forest Reserve that is home to dozens of endangered species – more than half of which are only found in Hawaii.

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A longed-for oasis of green in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood now has a name, Midway Peace Park, and could open within the next year.

Design work will begin soon on what will be a 5-acre park to the south of Gordon Parks High School and near the Skyline Tower apartments. Construction could follow as soon as late this year on this space that once was used as a gathering spot for traveling circuses visiting St. Paul.

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Diane Regas, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued this statement following release of the omnibus appropriations bill that would fund the government through FY 2018. The Consolidated Appropriations Act funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $425 million.

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The Trust for Public Land today released the first-ever rankings of dog parks for the nation’s top 100 cities, a rapidly growing segment of city park space nationwide.

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At an event today at St. Paul's Science Museum of Minnesota, The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its 10th annual Conservation and Park Leadership Awards. These awards recognize leadership in protecting and investing in Minnesota's parks, conserved natural lands, and other special places.

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