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The donation from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS, will support efforts to buy park land in urban Atlanta as part of TPL's CitySpaces program - an initiative aimed at conserving open space within urban Atlanta and in DeKalb and Fulton counties.

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TPL-Georgia has named former Georgia Representative David Swann to head up its government affairs program

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These 19 acres in Forsyth County are near a hatchery maintained by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Conserving the land also helps further the goal of creating a greenway along the Chattahoochee River.

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This 7-acre, forested site is adjacent to city-owned Ardmore Park and extends to Tanyard Creek, a tributary of Peachtree Creek, which flows to the Chattahoochee River. TPL helped the city acquire the site, which was slated for a housing development. A grant from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation helped fund the purchase.

Building upon separate, but complementary, efforts to assess and map vital land acquisition priorities in the Upper Little Tallapoosa Watershed, this report offers a range of funding options that can be used for land conservation.

The Tallapoosa Watershed Source Water Issues Report is a draft document, designed as a tool to guide discussion at the Source Water Analysis Workshop.

This document is a summary of the initial phase of mapping and modeling completed for the "Protecting the Source" project funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

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Douglas County is acquiring the land to protect the quality of its drinking water, which is supplied by the river, and to provide recreational opportunities for residents.

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TPL agreed to hold this 10-acre site adjacent to Fort King George in Darien and help raise funds for permanent protection. Artifacts found on the mature forestland indicate that it may have once have been the site of a Civil War encampment.

This document is an appendix of the Tallapoosa Watershed Restoration/Stewardship Fact Sheet