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Davie voters have made their views regarding water quality, parks, trails, and natural areas known: they want more of it protected and are willing to pay for it. Today, town voters approved the $25 million Water Quality, Parks, Trails, Wildlife Habitat, and Natural Areas referendum by 60 percent, continuing funding for the town's successful open space and trails program.

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The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit land conservation organization, finalized today a $2.275 million transaction with Nassau County that preserves 200 feet of prime beachfront property at historic American Beach, one of the few beaches in the southeast that was open to African Americans during an era of segregation laws.

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The Florida Communities Trust (FCT) has approved State grants for a variety of community parks, trails and preservation projects across Florida, including four involving the Trust for Public Land (TPL).

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The Trust for Public Land a national nonprofit land conservation organization, announced today that it has completed a land deal that will add 30 acres to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

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The Trust for Public Land announced late Friday that it has finalized a land deal that will preserve the 113-acre MacKay Estate on Lake Rochelle in the City of Lake Alfred. The property will become a passive recreational park and interpretive and environmental education center, providing a destination within a regional network of trails. The historic home and its surrounding gardens will provide a venue for civic and social events.

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Seventeen acres of a previously inaccessible, rare natural area along Spruce Creek will soon be transformed into a public park, complete with hiking trails, a playground, and picnic areas.

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East Little Havana residents, families and friends are set to dig in as the Trust for Public Land hosts its first Tree Planting Party Saturday, May 21, 2005 at 10:30 a.m.

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TPL purchased a 34-acre property on the Intracoastal Waterway. The transaction was completed Friday afternoon with property owner Harbor Oaks Development Corporation.

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Two former railroad corridors will soon be transformed into scenic trails for hiking and biking, part of a statewide trend by leaders in the land conservation movement and transportation.

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