Trust for Public Land


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Trust for Public Land (TPL)

Address:116 New Montgomery St, 4th Fl
San Francisco, CA 94105

Phone:415-495-4014
Fax:415-495-4103
Phone:800-714-5263
Web: www.tpl.org
Established: 1972. Description:Dedicated to protecting land as a living resource for present and future generations. Helps communities, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations acquire and protect open space. Maintains regional offices in Boston, Minneapolis, New York, Santa Fe, Seattle, and Tallahassee. Members: Nonmembership organization. Dues: Donations accepted.
Publications: Land and People (quarterly); free.

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The Trust for Public Land creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.
"This process that The Trust for Public Land is facilitating is closing the gap that exists between South Wenatchee and the rest of Wenatchee," says Fajardo-Perez.
Groups contributing to the initial Primrose Farm preservation effort included the Great Swamp Watershed Association, the Harding Land Trust, the Trust for Public Land, the Harding Open Space Trust, the Morris County Open Space Trust Fund, and the Morris County Municipal Utilities Association.
Lee began working for the Trust for Public Land 27 years ago as a young field representative.
(4.) Trust for Public Land (2008) How Much Value Does the City of Philadelphia Receive from its Park and Recreation System?
The property was acquired by The Trust for Public Land for $1.8 million.
The project is the result of a partnership among the city, The Trust For Public Land, which is developing the park and plaza, the non-profit Santa Fe Railyard Community Corporation (SFRCC), various other non-profit entities and numerous public and private donors.
But this new 3,716-acre preserve (purchased by the Trust for Public Land and now owned by the state) is just minutes from downtown Honolulu.
"Increasingly, the public sees land acquisition as an effective strategy for managing growth, protecting drinking water and improving the quality of life," says Ernest Cook, a senior vice president of the Trust for Public Land and head of its conservation finance program.
Potlatch Corp., Spokane, Washington, USA, and the Trust for Public Land (TPL), San Francisco, California, announced completion of the first phase of a conservation easement agreement that will forever secure public access, wildlife habitat, and sustainable forest management on 2710 acres of northern Idaho's scenic St.
In June, a spate of newspaper articles announced a deal between the Tejon Ranch and the Trust for Public Land to protect a third of the ranch from development.
In 1979, with help from San Francisco's Trust for Public Land, Becket's company, the Amargosa Opera House, Inc., bought the town of Death Valley Junction--it's now a nonprofit corporation, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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