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A Message from Trust for Public Land President, Will Rogers

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New York Jets players and members of the New Jersey National Guard installed the finishing touches on a new outdoor Trust for Public Land Fitness Zone®—a public fitness circuit featuring 11 workout stations—alongside 40 children from the Boys and Girls Club of Newark as part of the NFL's 14th annual Hometown Huddle, an NFL-wide day of service with United Ways across the nation.

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The Trust for Public Land, Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, the Municipal Council of Newark, and The Friends of Jesse Allen Park celebrated the completion of the second phase in the redevelopment of Jesse Allen Park today during a ribbon-cutting event at the site. Phase II renovations of the Central Ward park, which began in spring 2011, have completely transformed the northern 3.24 acres of the park along Muhammad Ali Avenue.

High-school kids attend the Mildred Helms Resurrection Committee’s Park Rangers program, a summer work camp that participates in the daily cleanup of the park, maintenance, landscaping, and other educational activities throughout the summer.

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The Trust for Public Land, State of New Jersey, Morris County, and Jefferson Township are pleased to announce that a 835-acre property, previously known as the Baker Firestone property, has been preserved and is in the process of being conveyed to the State of New Jersey and Jefferson Township.

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Just under twenty-two acres of land, known as the Hauser Farm, was conveyed to Aberdeen Township for a future park, The Trust for Public Land announced today. The $950,000 purchase was funded through a combination of public and private funding sources, ensuring the property will not be developed and instead will become parkland open to the public.

Map of completed projects in New Jersey, updated 2012.

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The 46-acre Shale Valley property, located in the New Jersey Highlands of Chester and Mendham townships, has been permanently protected, The Trust for Public Land and The Schiff Natural Lands Trust announced today.

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A conservation deal completed today will protect more than 129 acres south of Decker Road in Rockaway and Boonton Townships, The Trust for Public Land, the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and Morris County announced.

Entrepreneur Jon Lodge knows that a skateboard can take you places—and not just down the block or up a vert ramp.

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