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Format: 2018-12-09
Format: 2018-12-09
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Diane Regas reacts to the House Natural Resources Committee's vote on LWCF

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Not much happens in Atlanta without Marcia Bansley noticing. In the early 1970s, long before becoming the first executive director of Trees Atlanta, she saw bulldozers chewing through green hills on the south side of Interstate 285, making way for a new development.

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Since 2013, local volunteers have been working with The Trust for Public Land, a national conservation organization, to create a new community gathering place known as Astoria Hot Springs Park. When construction of the hot springs facilities is complete, The Trust for Public Land will hand off the 98-acre park to a local non-profit entity known as Astoria Park Conservancy. Astoria Park Conservancy’s mission is “to steward Astoria Hot Springs Park in a financially and environmentally responsible manner that promotes broad public access, personal health and safety, and deeper connections between people and nature.”

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Newly released data from The Trust for Public land shows that public spending on parks in the 100 largest U.S. cities increased by 6% in 2018, from $7.1 billion in 2017 to $7.5 billion this year. Combined with $500 million from public/private park partnerships, total park spending totaled $8 billion in this last fiscal year. The 2018 City Park Facts report also reveals an increased investment in certain park features over the last year including a 22% increase in community gardens, a 69% increase in pickleball courts, and a 35% increase in splash pads. Still, there is significant work to be done to provide access to parks, as 30% of people do not live within a 10-minute walk of a park.

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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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To the joy of the local community, The Trust for Public Land today announced that construction has begun on Story Mill Community Park. 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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The U.S. Forest Service and The Trust for Public Land announced today that more than 900 acres have been added to the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

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Denver Urban Gardens (DUG), in collaboration with The Trust for Public Land, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works grant program to create arts elements at east Denver's New Freedom Park.

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The National Board of Directors of The Trust for Public Land is thrilled to announce that Diane Regas, currently the Executive Director of Environmental Defense Fund, will become The Trust for Public Land’s President and CEO, effective March 12th. In doing so, The Trust for Public Land renews its commitment to ensuring that parks and natural areas are accessible to every single person in America.

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The Trust for Public Land will present a new report to Beaufort County Council at Monday's council meeting which shows the county's parks, trails and open spaces program generates hundreds of millions of dollars a year in economic benefits to county residents.

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