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Press release

The Trust for Public Land announced today it has purchased the land for the future Astoria Hot Springs Park.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land is pleased to announce Dick Dolan as its Northern Rockies Director. Dick will oversee all work in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, including Story Mill Community Park in Bozeman, MT, Haskill Basin in Whitefish, MT, and Astoria Hot Springs in Jackson, WY.

Press release

Today, Former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), along with the Jackson Hole Land Trust, and Trust for Public Land announced that Senator Kohl has donated nearly 1,000 acres in the Upper Gros Ventre to The Trust for Public Land—the nation's leading nonprofit working to conserve land. The transfer from private ownership to The Trust for Public Land will support multi-pronged efforts to conserve one of the most pristine, beautiful landscapes in Wyoming.

In the News

The Trust for Public Land, working with a broad coalition of environmental organizations, concerned citizens, and more than 1,000 donors, announced today it has completed a transaction to purchase oil and gas leases on 58,000 acres of sensitive land in Wyoming's Hoback Basin. The acquisition means that affected land inside the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Grand Teton National Park will be forever saved from oil and gas drilling and preserved for hunting, fishing, and recreation.

Hoback basin campaign FAQ

The Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust substantially and positively contributes to Wyoming’s economy in the form of employment and labor earnings, as well as very favorable returns on investments in the form of natural goods and services.

In the News

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired the final piece of the Devil's Canyon Ranch in the Bighorn Mountains to improve public access in the area.

Hunters and anglers translate love of the land into support for conservation.

Press release

TPL announced today it has acquired the 11,179-acre Devil's Canyon Ranch in north-central Wyoming, on the western slope of the Big Horn Mountains. The ranch is entirely surrounded by public land, including the Big Horn National Forest, the Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark, the Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area and the Bureau of Land Management's Little Mountain Area of Critical Environmental Concern.

Press release

This property on the western slope of the Big Horn Mountains is entirely surrounded by public lands, including the Big Horn National Forest, the Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark, and the Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area. TPL signed an agreement with the owners of the 11,000-acre Devil?s Canyon ranch that will preserve the area's spectacular natural and historic features and allow recreational access to adjacent federal properties.