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Format: 2018-12-19
Format: 2018-12-19
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A study released today by The Trust for Public Land quantifies for the first time the billions of dollars of economic benefits generated annually by the investment of Colorado Lottery money across the state in parks, trails, land and water conservation, playgrounds, and recreation.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced that Shelby Semmes has rejoined the national parks and conservation nonprofit as Vermont/New Hampshire State Program Director, overseeing programmatic and philanthropic activity in New Hampshire and Vermont. The organization's active program in the two states includes long-standing partnerships to establish community-owned forests, conserve land for trails and recreation, and set aside environmentally sensitive natural lands, including in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Green Mountains of Vermont and within the Appalachian Trail landscape.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced that David Patton has joined the organization as Northwest Area Director, overseeing programmatic and philanthropic activity to create parks and conserve green open spaces in Washington and Oregon. Patton will work with the organization's local volunteer advisory board to ensure that residents live within a ten-minute walk of a park, to protect and create access to public lands, and to conserve watersheds and working lands across the region.

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Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s report today showing that natural disasters cost the U.S. a record $306 billion in 2017:

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To the joy of local outdoor enthusiasts, The Trust for Public Land and Forest Service announced that 640 acres have been added to Lolo National Forest, near Missoula. The Lolo National Forest is an extremely popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds, and is appreciated for its hunting and fishing opportunities.

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“We are deeply saddened today about the passing of our friend, Mayor Ed Lee. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Mayor Lee’s family, friends and the people of San Francisco, whom he served so well. Mayor Lee was a champion of parks and ensuring all San Franciscans, especially children, had access to green space, and the city he governed was the first to ensure that every resident lived within a 10-minute walk of a park.

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“This decision is a mistake. Undermining our national monument protections is an assault on our most treasured historic and natural wonders, and directly contradicts the wishes of the overwhelming majority of Americans who support our public lands. The President’s executive action to reduce the boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments is not just a Utah issue—it puts all national monuments at risk. The priceless historic, cultural, and natural wonders of our national monuments are exactly the places and values which should be permanently protected, as Congress envisioned when it passed the Antiquities Act.”

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The Trust for Public Land today announced it has donated the land and building formerly owned by the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Montana to the City of Bozeman. An addition to Story Mill Community Park, the building will become a new community center and headquarters for Bozeman's Recreation Division.

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We urge the Senate to continue its work and ensure that the Land and Water Conservation Fund is permanently reauthorized.

Our public lands not only make our communities healthier and happier, but are also a driver of economic growth across the country - and today’s action in the U.S. Senate is a big step forward to providing access to public lands for hunters, fishermen, hikers, bikers, birders and all those who love the outdoors.

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The San Geronimo Golf Course is on track to become Marin County’s newest park after the Marin County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the purchase of the 157-acre property this week, The Trust for Public Land said Thursday.

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