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The U.S. Forest Service, the Utah Department of Natural Resources, The Trust for Public Land, the Utah Quality Growth Commission and the Mitchell family announced today the permanent protection of 1,855 acres of forested ranchland on the north side of the town of Brian Head.

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A 200-acre property in the Wasatch Front, which includes one-half mile along the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, has been added to the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

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A cattle ranch slated for being chopped into 20-acre lots will instead be protected and added to the Dixie National Forest, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Protecting a Family's Legacy-and a State's Identity

Relatively easy access to federal public open space is a leading attraction for new residents of many fast-growing Western communities. But as these communities grow, their residents are learning that it is one thing to be able to reach a national forest for weekend recreation and quite another to...

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The Trust for Public Land today announced the permanent protection of 10 additional acres as part of Zion National Park. The property lies in the Kolob Terrace section of Zion National Park.

Press release

U.S. Senator Robert Bennett joined The Trust for Public Land (TPL), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), local leaders and other project partners today to celebrate the protection of 2,500 acres of important wildlife habitat in the Wasatch Mountain Range at Hidden Valley Park.

Press release

— The Trust for Public Land, Summit County, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the State of Utah announced today the permanent protection of 140 acres at OW Ranch. The ranch, located just east of Park City in Summit County, straddles a mile of the Weber River. The O'Brien family settled the land in the 1880's, and have just placed a conservation easement over 140 acres to ensure it will never be subdivided or developed.

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The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the USDA Forest Service announced today the protection of 1,240 acres of important wildlife habitat in the Wasatch Mountain Range, east of Draper City.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today the permanent preservation of Zollinger Fruit and Tree Farm as agricultural open space. TPL, with the support of federal and state grants, the landowners, regional foundations, local residents and Providence City, raised $1,478,000 in public and private funds for the purchase of some of the farm's development rights.