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Happy 30th anniversary Columbia River Gorge
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The Columbia River Gorge is 85 miles of awesome, unwinding from the arid plateaus east of the Cascades to the towering temperate rainforests just outside of Portland, Oregon. It’s a wonderland of thousand-foot cliffs, thundering waterfalls, vibrant wildflowers, and epic views up and down the...

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The Trust for Public Land, Green Diamond Resource Company and Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced they have permanently protected 6,967 acres of working forest land in Mason County at the southwestern end of Puget Sound.

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Long-time Lopez Island resident, Tom Reeve, was given The Trust for Public Land's highest honor, The Douglas P Ferguson Award, at an event held at the Seattle Arboretum on Thursday evening.

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The Trust for Public Land recently coordinated a transaction of forested land near the Dosewallips River in partnership with the Navy, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and Pope Resources.

Squak Mountain, Washington
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If you've ever hiked the Pacific Northwest—or dreamed of it, as an armchair traveler—you know the peace and stillness of a walk in the woods: lush ferns underfoot, pine boughs overhead, and worries a world away. The forest is such an important part of the region's identity that it's easy to take...

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Outdoor recreation generates $21.6 billion a year in spending on trips and equipment in Washington State, a new study prepared for the Legislature shows.

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A public celebration is being planned to note the acquisition of 226 acres of high-quality forestland in the Issaquah Alps—the result of a partnership between King County and The Trust for Public Land.

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A large grant from the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program has brought fundraising to save open land in the Wenatchee Foothills to more than $8.4 million, officials with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust announced today.

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Half a mile of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), running across privately owned land in Kittitas County, has been protected in a deal negotiated by The Trust for Public Land.

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Kundtz joins The Trust for Public Land from leading law firm Riddell Williams where he has worked for 28 years, rising to the level of Principal and specializing in commercial litigation, real estate and product liability litigation.