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On Saturday July 20th, Story Mill Community Park will be opened to the Bozeman community. Over seven years in the making by The Trust for Public Land and City of Bozeman, the park is a true community effort with support from over 450 donors, design input from literally hundreds of community members, and partnerships with over 20 nonprofit organizations.

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For over a century, Whitefish, Montana has been a hard-working timber and mining town in the majestic Flathead Valley outside Glacier National Park. These days, it’s also one of the fastest-growing cities in Montana, a resort destination whose ski slopes, golf courses, and proximity to the...

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Great news from Capitol Hill: this week, the Senate passed S.47, the Natural Resources Management Act. It’s a complex package of bills addressing all kinds of projects and priorities for keeping our public lands healthy, whole, and open for people to explore—from funding search-and-rescue...

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Winter can be a grind. Dark days of dodging puddles, shoveling driveways, and misplacing mittens—it’s enough to make you want to curl up under a blanket until April.

Tempting as that sounds, we think the best way to get through winter is to meet it head on. Studies show that playing...

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To the joy of the local community, The Trust for Public Land today announced that construction has begun on Story Mill Community Park. The Trust for Public Land has been working in partnership with the City of Bozeman to create the vision and designs for the 60-acre park since 2012.

Seeking artists to design, fabricate and install art elements in the nature sanctuary at Story Mill Community Park to enhance the visitor experience and connection to the theme of 'water in the urban setting'. Up to two proposals will be selected. Partially funded by a creative placemaking grant through the National Endowment for the Arts, this opportunity includes a $30,000 stipend for the selected artists.

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From the attacks on national monuments to a proposal to sharply increase entrance fees for national parks, it’s been a year of sobering headlines for people who love public land. But while the news out of Washington, D.C. does shape the fate of our land and water, it’s far from the whole story....

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The House of Representatives today passed and sent to the White House a bill naming a Montana mountain for the late Alex Diekmann, a Trust for Public Land Senior Project Manager who died of cancer two years ago. The Senate had passed the same bill in late December, so today’s action means the bill goes to President Trump for his signature.

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To the joy of local outdoor enthusiasts, The Trust for Public Land and Forest Service announced that 640 acres have been added to Lolo National Forest, near Missoula. The Lolo National Forest is an extremely popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds, and is appreciated for its hunting and fishing opportunities.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced it has donated the land and building formerly owned by the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Montana to the City of Bozeman. An addition to Story Mill Community Park, the building will become a new community center and headquarters for Bozeman's Recreation Division.

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