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The Trust for Public Land announced today it has completed the first of two phases to convey ultimately more than 99 acres of protected critical wetland habitat near the shoreline of Lake Erie to the City of Mentor.

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The Trust for Public Land has reached another milestone in the creation of a continuous network of parks and protected public land throughout the northeast Ohio region. Today, TPL announced it has protected an additional 115 acres of land as part of the Aurora Wetlands.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today it has acquired 97 acres in the rapidly-developing community of Mentor for $3 million to preserve critical habitat for birds and wildlife and to provide recreational opportunities for generations of people. The property is adjacent to the Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve and will be conveyed to and managed by the City of Mentor.

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The Trust for Public Land and the City of Akron announced today the acquisition of a conservation easement on 45 acres of prime farmland in Geauga County. The conservation easement is the most recent example of a long-term effort by the City and the Trust for Public Land to protect the Upper Cuyahoga River and its watershed.

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The Trust for Public Land and Lake Metroparks announced today the successful protection of a critical 20-acre property in Concord Township of Lake County. The property, which includes open fields, forestland, and a shale-bottomed stream which flows into Big Creek, a major tributary to the Grand River, will provide future public access to an existing 80-acre protected stream corridor.

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Local Ohio conservationist Edith Chase is honored today by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at an award ceremony in Washington D.C. Ms. Chase was named Coastal Steward of the Year from NOAA for her tireless commitment to conserving Lake Erie coastal resources.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recognized a conservation project spearheaded by Erie MetroParks and the Trust for Public Land Ohio Office at an award ceremony in Washington D.C. Erie MetroParks received the "Excellence in Local Government" from NOAA for its work protecting the East Sandusky Bay Preserve MetroPark.

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The Trust for Public Land along with the City of Aurora and Chagrin River Land Conservancy announced the successful protection of 250 acres including critical wetlands and natural area located 35 miles southeast of Cleveland.

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The Trust for Public Land and Hiram College announced today the protection of a 132-acre property adjacent to the existing James H. Barrow Field Station. The land was acquired with funding from the Ohio EPA Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program, a program designed to protect critical water resources throughout Ohio.

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TPL the city of Akron and Cuyahoga National Park (CVNP) announced today the successful conclusion of a two-year long effort to include 92-acres of undeveloped land as part of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Located at the southern edge of the park, the property includes important Cuyahoga River habitat and is a prominent entrance into the national park.