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Press release

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today announced a $500,000 Acres for America capstone grant to Trout Unlimited that will help protect more than 28,000 acres of working forestlands and important wildlife and fish habitat near the growing communities of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Spokane, Washington.

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The Trust for Public Land, a national non-profit conservation organization, announced today that it has aquired 645 acres of land, as well as 272 unpatented mining claims, located in the historic Thunder Mountain Mining District in central Idaho. TPL's goal is to ultimately convey the entire property and mining interests to the Payette National Forest.

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TPL announced that more than 23,000 acres of land have been protected and a 107-acre old growth timber grove has been preserved in Idaho's scenic St. Joe River Basin as part of a continuing partnership between TPL, Potlatch Corporation, and the Idaho Department of Lands.The partnership ultimately plans to protect 80,000 acres through Working Forest Easement agreements.

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Potlatch Corporation and TPL today announced completion of the first phase of a conservation easement agreement that will forever secure public access, wildlife habitat and sustainable forest management on 2,710 acres of northern Idaho?s scenic St. Joe River Valley.

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These 26 acres mark the site just north of the Utah-Idaho border where an estimated 350 members of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone were massacred at their winter camp in 1863. The land will be returned to the Shoshones to commemorate this sacred spot. TPL worked with the American West Heritage Center, which initiated the project after completing the planning and design of a cultural and interpretive center to help the tribe tell its story.

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Potlatch Corporation and TPL have signed an agreement to pursue a working-forest conservation easement on substantial portions of Potlatch?s 670,000 acres of Idaho forestlands. The proposed easement protects jobs, wildlife, fisheries, and public access.

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