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The Trust for Public Land, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation today completed the final phase of the Whitefish Lake Watershed Project.

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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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The Story Mill Community Park has been honored as the 2017 recipient of the President's Award of Excellence presented by the Idaho Montana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (IMASLA). Submitted by the project's lead design firm, Design Workshop of Colorado, this prestigious award recognizes the project's excellence through design development. The President's Award is the highest level of recognition given by ASLA at the state level. This award is given only once every other year and only if a project is determined to be exceptional by a unanimous vote of the jurors. The award was chosen by the jurors among 20 entries in many design categories.

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with The Montana Land Reliance, today announced that it has purchased a conservation easement on the 2,370- acre Mountain Hi Ranch, 20 miles north of Bozeman in Gallatin County.  The land will continue to be owned and operated by the family-run Mountain Hi Ranch Corporation and will be used for ranching and farming, consistent with the agriculture heritage of the region. 

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The City of Bozeman and The Trust for Public Land invite all Bozeman residents to a free celebration marking the historic ground-breaking of Story Mill Community Park on Saturday, June 24.

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