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A key 4.6 acre property on Keewaydin Island has been purchased and will be permanently protected as part of the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

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In some communities, the hardest thing about hitting the gym isn't finding the energy-it's finding the gym.

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A 25-acre parcel of land on the historic St. Johns River in Georgetown was sold to Putnam County and will be permanently protected as a park.

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Another former railroad corridor is being turned into a trail for the public to enjoy on the Nature Coast State Trail, TPL announced today.

This executive summary of a longer reports highlights impediments to resident and visitor access to Biscayne Bay and recommends the necessary steps to increase access.

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Voters in Ormond Beach strongly favor approval of a $5 million bond for a new beachfront park according to the results of a new poll released today by The Trust for Public Land.

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Residents of Jacksonville and surrounding areas overwhelmingly feel the St. Johns River is very important to Jacksonville's future and named protecting water quality as their top concern related to the river, according to a survey conducted in late 2009 by The Trust for Public Land.

Press release

The 1.5 acre Halifax Riverfront Park is being sold to the city of Daytona Beach and will be permanently protected rather than developed, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land today launched a survey to gather information about how residents of Jacksonville want to use the St. Johns River and Jacksonville's waterfront.

Press release

The vast majority of Florida voters support funding for Florida Forever at current levels, even in the current economic climate, according to a new statewide survey. The poll -- released publicly today, "Florida Forever Day" at the State Capitol -- was conducted by the national survey firm of Public Opinion Strategies for The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, and the Florida Forever Coalition.

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