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Canoeing solo is one thing, but getting on the river with a friend has its own set of challenges. Even a little mix-up can send you spinning in circles—or worse, for an unexpected swim! Work together, though, and you’ll glide across the water with grace. That’s why many paddlers say a good...

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Today, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced that the Interior Department had approved the addition of the Hackmatack refuge to the nation's system of National Wildlife Refuges.

With one eye on the thermometer, public agencies, private foresters, and their conservation partners work to create a climate-resilient Northwoods.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today that 10,083 acres of forestlands surrounding the popular Chippewa Flowage has been protected by the State of Wisconsin. This is the final phase of the two-phase effort to place a working-forest conservation easement on 18,179 acres of Plum Creek Timber Company lands.

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American cities can take a variety of steps to make their city parks more attractive to local residents, and those actions could help people be healthier, according to a report released today by The Trust For Public Land.

This report addresses the question of whether the idea of creating Hackmatack NationalWildlife Refuge make sense ecologically,economically, and socially.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced today the protection of 1,135 acres of natural land located within the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Sawyer County, Wisconsin.

Press release

On Friday, March 30, 2007 the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and The Trust for Public Land announced the conveyance of 17-acre Moonshine Island to the Lac Courte Oreille Band for $650,000.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced today the protection of two forested properties totaling 702 acres as part of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Bayfield County, Wisconsin. The properties include more than 11,700 feet of undeveloped shoreline, fully protecting three intact glacial lakes from development.

Press release

The former Camp Shewahmegon includes more than 1,000 feet of lakeshore, and the North Country National Scenic Trail passes immediately to the north. The land will be added to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forests.

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