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King’s Canyon, Sequoia, Yosemite—today, they’re among the most widely recognized parks in the world. But in the early 1900s, the first national parks were unfinished, untested, and protected only on paper. They faced threats from poachers who picked off wildlife and illegal grazing that...

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A former Girl Scout camp in the City of Bellefontaine has been permanently conserved as a new public park. For more than fifty years Camp Myeerah had been a popular overnight camping destination.

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The George Gund Foundation has approved a gift of $2 million to The Trust for Public Land’s program to help enhance park and trail access to the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie for the first time in decades, the groups announced today.

The Trust for Public Land conducted an economic analysis of the return on Ohio’s investment in land conservation through the Clean Ohio Fund and found that every $1 invested in land conservation returned $4 in natural goods and services to the Ohio economy.

The Trust for Public Land conducted an economic analysis of the return on Ohio’s investment in land conservation through the Clean Ohio Fund and found that every $1 invested in land conservation returned $4 in natural goods and services to the Ohio economy.

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A new report concludes that every Clean Ohio Fund dollar invested in conservation in the state returns four dollars in natural goods and services.

The Trust for Public Land conducted an economic analysis of the return on Ohio’s investment in land conservation through the Clean Ohio Fund and found that every $1 invested in land conservation returned $4 in natural goods and services to the Ohio economy.

The first African American Colonel in the United States Army, Young lead the Buffalo Soldiers, the United States’ first black cavalry.

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In the first of two phases, more than half of Glen Helen, a popular recreational destination and environmental education facility owned by Antioch College, has been permanently protected, The Trust for Public Land, Antioch College, and Tecumseh Land Trust announced today. A conservation easement will ensure the wooded glen near Yellow Springs, Ohio will forever be preserved and open to the public.

Joan Jagow was a warm and generous person whose enthusiasm and spirit inspired those around her. Joan was a Trust for Public Land supporter for several years because of her appreciation for the natural world.