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A shared conservation stewardship partnership among The Trust for Public Land, U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Southeastern Arizona Sportsman's Club has resulted in improved access to existing public lands for hunting and hiking.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land announced today that 6,043 acres of Cienega Ranch has been protected through the purchase of a conservation easement. The land will conserve high-quality native grasslands and critical wildlife habitat, while keeping the land as a working cattle ranch. The protected land is immediately adjacent to important federal lands, the Fort Bowie National Historic Site owned by the National Park Service and the Bowie Mountain Scenic Area of Critical Environmental Concern owned by The Bureau of Land Management.

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Today the Trust for Public Land transferred 44 acres to Saguaro National Park. The donation is located on the east side of the National Park north of Vail, and adds a critical water resource to the park area.

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Next to the 10-gallon hat and the cowboy boot, there is no more widely recognized symbol of the Southwest than the giant saguaro cactus. And nowhere else in the region can you find more of these famous figures than Saguaro National Park, in the Sonoran Desert just outside of Tucson, Arizona. ...

Press release

On the same day the National Park Service celebrated its 100th anniversary, The Trust for Public Land donated 282 acres to the Saguaro National Park. The donation, which includes part of Rincon Creek, is located on the east side of the National Park and adds a critical water resource to the park area.

Press release

The Flying H Ranch in southeastern Arizona has been permanently protected to enhance water supplies for the San Pedro River, protect wildlife habitat, and allow continued ranching operations, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Press release

The protection of 40 acres that will preserve the natural beauty of the main entrance of Chiricahua National Monument has been successfully completed, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

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Nominations are being accepted at www.cox7.com/cox-conserves for volunteers in Metro Phoenix and Southern Arizona who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.

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The Trust for Public Land's latest economic analysis report concludes that Pinal County’s parks, trails, open space, and trust lands provide enjoyment, recreation, cost savings, and local revenues.

This report describes the economic benefits of open space and trails in Pinal County, Arizona.

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