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The Trust for Public Land has purchased a 20-acre Soque River property in Habersham County, Ga., and will work to secure its addition to the Chattahoochee National Forest. The property fronts the Soque River, a popular cold water stream destination for fly fishers, and is bounded on two sides by the Chattahoochee National Forest adjacent to the Tray Mountain Wilderness Area.

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Today the Trust for Public Land and the USDA Forest Service announced the completion of the transfer of 901 acres of Trust for Public Land owned property within the boundaries of the Oconee National Forest to the Forest Service.

Press release

Two new Division Directors and a new state director for Georgia were appointed Tuesday as part of The Trust for Public Land's focus on building parks and programs in America's urban areas.

Press release

Channel 2 WSB-TV, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today announced finalists for Atlanta’s 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced it has donated 22 acres of land to expand the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The land, worth $1.45 million and located at the foot of the historic Rogers Bridge in Johns Creek, protects more than 850 feet of the Chattahoochee and will be the future anchor for National Park Service trails and green space.

Press release

Authentically clad soldiers will converge on the original Resaca conflict site in Gordon County, Georgia, to commemorate the 147th anniversary of a turning point in the Civil War, the first major battle in General William Sherman's March to the Sea and the eventual burning of Atlanta. The reenactment is one of few to occur on an original battle site.

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A new playground has opened at Cleopas R. Johnson Park near downtown Atlanta with the help of a $100,000 grant from MetLife Foundation.

About the watershedLocated one hour west of Atlanta, the Upper Little Tallapoosa River (ULTR), which provides drinking water to the cities of Carrollton, Temple and Villa Rica, encompasses 95 square miles and lies almost entirely within Carroll County, Georgia, in the Piedmont region of the...

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The Trust for Public Land announced today the protection of 581 acres of key habitat and wildlife lands as part of the Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge located six miles south of Macon, Georgia.