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- The Trust for Public Land (TPL), The Rockingham Land Trust and the Town of Newfields announced today that TPL and Halls Mill Realty Trust have signed an agreement for TPL?s purchase of approximately 340 acres of land off Halls Mill Road in Newfields an

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Following the announcement by US Senator Judd Gregg that the Trout Pond project will receive a $1.2 million Forest Legacy grant towards the purchase and conservation of 2,600 acres located in Freedom and Madison, NH, leaders of the effort now begin a final quest for $350,000 in private donations to complete the project.

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The people of Rye will soon be enjoying a new public open space, thanks in large part to a $1.484 million federal grant. The Town of Rye and the Trust for Public Land announced the acquisition today of over 23 acres of tidal marsh and upland forest, preventing its development into 5 potential home sites.

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A partnership of conservation groups has launched a campaign to permanently conserve the 2,600-acre Trout Pond property, located in Freedom and Madison, NH. The area, a popular fishing, hunting and recreation spot, sits atop one of the most productive-and most threatened-drinking water aquifers in the state.

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TPL and the White Mountain National Forest announced the addition of 10 acres in Crawford Notch, including the first quarter-mile of the historic Davis Path hiking trail, to the National Forest. One of America's oldest hiking trails, the Path was constructed in 1845 by Nathaniel Davis, son-in-law of Abel and Hannah Crawford, for whom Crawford Notch is named. From its start at the Saco River, the popular trail extends 14.4 miles to the summits of Mount Crawford and Stairs Mountain, before joining the Crawford Path near the summit of Mt. Washington. With today's announcement, the entire Path is now permanently conserved.

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Federal and state officials joined area residents and nonprofit organizations today at Lake Francis State Park to complete the final phase of the landmark Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Project, marking the permanent conservation of approximately 171,000 acres in Pittsburg, Clarksville, and Stewartstown.

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Thanks to strong support from the New Hampshire Congressional delegation, the City of Portsmouth and TPL announced today that 10 acres on Sagamore Creek have been permanently protected as public open space. This land is a popular recreation destination for residents of and visitors to the city, and provides habitat for many species of wildlife.

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TPL applauded U.S. Senator Judd Gregg and the entire U.S. Senate for approving a funding bill that included an $8 million Forest Legacy appropriation to help conserve the 171,000-acre Connecticut Headwaters property. TPL purchased the land from International Paper last March, transferred 25,000 acres to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department in December, and is holding the remainder of the property while the remaining funds are assembled for its permanent protection.

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TPL announced the protection of nearly 30,000 acres in the state of New Hampshire for the year 2001.

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The 86-acre Corneliusen farm and 30 acres of adjacent land are now protected from development and will continue to be managed as active farmland. Supporters will gather at the farm Thursday, August 15, 2002, at 5:00 pm for a celebration. The Town of Derry purchased 76 acres and acquired an easement over 30 acres owned by neighboring farmers. Adjoining landowners purchased the remaining acreage, which is protected by restrictions held by the Derry Conservation Commission.

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