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The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the Walpole Conservation Commission announced today the successful closing of the Ballam Farm Conservation Project-a conservation achievement that has been two years in the making. Walpole's Conservation Commission now holds a conservation easement over approximately 52 acres of farm and forestland that contain important frontage on the Connecticut River and are situated over the town's most productive drinking water aquifer.

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The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Forest Service today announced the protection of 360 acres of land, that features the towering granite cliff face called Owl's Head as part of the White Mountain National Forest.

The Community Forest Report from the Community Forest Collaborative is based on findings from research on the potential role of community ownership and management of forestland that included GIS analysis, interviews, surveys, input from two workshops, and five case studies of Community Forests in northern New England.

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The Trust for Public Land learned last week that its project to conserve land along the Isinglass River is ranked first in the nation out of 44 projects for federal funding by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (CELCP).

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The Trust for Public Land applauds U.S. Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) for introducing the Coastal and Estuarine Land Protection Act (CELP) in the Senate today. The CELP Act authorizes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to issue grants for the purpose of conserving threatened lands in coastal and estuarine.

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TPL announced that it has awarded the Annette and Kingsbury Browne Volunteer Conservationist of the Year honor to Irvin "Buzz" Caverly of Corinth, Maine. Caverly played a leadership role in the campaign to add Katahdin Lake to Baxter State Park.

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The Trust for Public Land, along with the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance (NHPA), and the Webster Farm Preservation Association (WFPA), announced today the successful completion of the effort to permanently preserve Daniel Webster's historic 141-acre farm in Franklin.

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The Trust for Public Land (TPL), The City of Concord, the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP), and the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands announced today that the state has acquired a conservation easement on 550 acres of the 670-acre Rossview Farm in Concord. The easement ensures that the land will remain as working forest land, and will never be developed.

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The North Hampton Conservation Commission, its North Hampton Forever subcommittee, The Trust for Public Land (TPL), and the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire announced today the Town's acquisition of 84 acres of upland forests, vernal pools, and recreational trails for permanent conservation. The property is situated at the headwaters of three critical coastal watersheds: Berry's Brook, the Little River, and the Winnicut River.

The Connecticut River Watershed: Conserving the Heart of New England, presents an overview of the environmental,economic, cultural, recreational, and historic value ofthe Connecticut River Watershed's land, as well as a look at the risks thesenatural assets face from projected housing development.