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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga City Council eyes Alton Park greenwayso there were a couple of questions about it," Anderson said. "But no one indic
Chattanooga City Council eyes Alton Park greenway
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
so there were a couple of questions about it," Anderson said. "But no one indicated that they were going to vote no." The Trust for Public Land is engaged in negotiations with CSX Transportation to acquire the rail corridor that will be used for... Read more
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ajc.com
Places in the South: Love Atlanta? You'll love these cities toofrom the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Clima
Places in the South: Love Atlanta? You'll love these cities too
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Climatic Data Center, WalkScore.com and The Trust for Public Land. Only the 25 most-populated metro cities were considered. South Florida, anchored by Miami and Fort... Read more
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San Francisco Giants
Homestand highlighted by 14th Annual LGBT Night and honoring of Orlando Pulse shooting victims, Wine Fest, Challenger Clinic, and Madison Bumgarner Bobbleheadthe Pulse Victims Fund. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive the
Homestand highlighted by 14th Annual LGBT Night and honoring of Orlando Pulse shooting victims, Wine Fest, Challenger Clinic, and Madison Bumgarner Bobblehead
San Francisco Giants / Posted 5 days ago
the Pulse Victims Fund. *Fans must have a special event ticket to receive the trucker hat. COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT - TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND: Trust for Public Land is dedicated to creating parks and protecting land for people, ensuring healthy,... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Empty lot transformed into playground at Ridgewood school75 in Ridgewood has been transformed into a beautiful playground for the studen
Empty lot transformed into playground at Ridgewood school
Times Newsweekly / Posted 5 days ago
75 in Ridgewood has been transformed into a beautiful playground for the students and community. Photos courtesy of The Trust for Public Land and New York City The once-barren asphalt lot at P.S. 75 in Ridgewood has been transformed into a... Read more
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ajc.com
Milton to seek voter OK for $25M in conservation bondsdecisions should the bond pass,” said Kathleen Johnson, conservation project ma
Milton to seek voter OK for $25M in conservation bonds
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
decisions should the bond pass,” said Kathleen Johnson, conservation project manager for Milton. Cohutta Wilderness. Photo by Georgia Conservancy member Phuc Dao. The Trust for Public Land advised the city on a feasibility study on the bond i... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
Oso Bay Wetlands Park opens new learning centersaid. Other partners that assisted in making the preserve a reality include the
Oso Bay Wetlands Park opens new learning center
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 7 days ago
said. Other partners that assisted in making the preserve a reality include the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, Trust for Public Land, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Texas General Land Office, Texas Commission for Environmental... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
$2.2 Million Greenway Along Old Rail Line To Connect Alton Park With The Riverwalktraveling along busy roadways. Councilman Chris Anderson said, "It's a great p
$2.2 Million Greenway Along Old Rail Line To Connect Alton Park With The Riverwalk
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
traveling along busy roadways. Councilman Chris Anderson said, "It's a great project. I'm thrilled to see it happen." The Trust for Public Land has been involved in securing use of the line from CSX Railroad. At one time, Alton Park was served... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furorthe grass wasn't for sale or rent. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) (Eric Risberg/AP) A
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
the grass wasn't for sale or rent. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) (Eric Risberg/AP) Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Land conservation groups 
awarded $20 million-plusto conserve local orchards. Other projects awarded GOCO money include: ■ Rece
Land conservation groups 
awarded $20 million-plus
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
to conserve local orchards. Other projects awarded GOCO money include: ■ Receiving nearly half of the total awards, the Trust for Public Land got $10 million for a conservation easement for the 6,000-acre Trampe Ranch, which is located along the... Read more
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Boston Globe
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children’s parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children’s parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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Orange County Register
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children’s parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children’s parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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Salon.com
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children’s parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children’s parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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ABC 6 Providence
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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KHQ Spokane
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
KHQ Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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WAVE 3 Louisville
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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KTVN Reno
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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WALB Albany
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
WALB Albany / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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WFTV 9 Orlando
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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KLTV 7 Tyler
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco plan to rent out grassy park space draws furor
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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ABC News
San Francisco Plan to Rent out Grassy Park Space Draws Furor$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Ad
San Francisco Plan to Rent out Grassy Park Space Draws Furor
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
$260. The city issued 7,700 permits in 2015, mostly for children's parties. Adrian Benepe, a senior vice president at The Trust for Public Land and former head of New York City parks, said parks in Chicago and New York City also assess rental fees... Read more
23 related stories
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WTHR Indianapolis
Indianapolis joins Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move! Outside' initiativelike learning to plant. Indy Parks will play a big part in it and it could cer
Indianapolis joins Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move! Outside' initiative
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
like learning to plant. Indy Parks will play a big part in it and it could certainly use the help. The non-profit Trust for Public Land ranks park systems in the top 100 cities on different criteria. In 2015, it showed Indianapolis near... Read more
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NJ.com
Designer behind NYC's High Line developing N.J. park expansionto serve as another front-door into the city." In addition to money from the c
Designer behind NYC's High Line developing N.J. park expansion
NJ.com / Posted 13 days ago
to serve as another front-door into the city." In addition to money from the city, county, and state, officials said the Trust for Public Land raised millions of dollars in private donations to help fund the park. Last year, the Environmental... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Northwoods trail system gets nodamong those comments was the perspective of the DNR, which was initially slated
Crow Wing County Board: Northwoods trail system gets nod
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
among those comments was the perspective of the DNR, which was initially slated to take ownership of the parcel from the Trust for Public Land before it was decided Crow Wing County would instead. In a June 9 letter, DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Parks help soothe the soul, but need careful tendingin a new national ranking. Our fair city ranks 17th among America’s 100 bigges
Parks help soothe the soul, but need careful tending
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
in a new national ranking. Our fair city ranks 17th among America’s 100 biggest cities in the latest parks scores from the Trust for Public Land. The fifth annual score is based on park access (the percentage of residents living within a half mile... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremonypreviously belonged to the Carr and Gaines families. Project partners include t
Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 19 days ago
previously belonged to the Carr and Gaines families. Project partners include the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, Trust for Public Land, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Texas General Land Office, Texas Commission for Environmental... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Rafael Payan: Historic agreement protects river, habitatThe Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District, in partnership with The Trust fo
Rafael Payan: Historic agreement protects river, habitat
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 24 days ago
The Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, the Santa Lucia Conservancy and Trout Unlimited, is eying a once‐in‐a‐generation deal that will forever preserve the Carmel River and protect its... Read more
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Marshall Independent
A summer bucket listPaul Saints at CHS field or even amateur teams from around the region. 3. Picn
A summer bucket list
Marshall Independent / Posted 25 days ago
Paul Saints at CHS field or even amateur teams from around the region. 3. Picnic in the park. Apparently, according to The Trust for Public Land, Minneapolis took the top spot for best parks in the country. I don't know about you, but there's... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Nonprofit leader brings new green spaces to ChicagoBeth White is the regional director of a nonprofit called The Trust for Public
Nonprofit leader brings new green spaces to Chicago
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 25 days ago
Beth White is the regional director of a nonprofit called The Trust for Public Land, and the unsung hero behind our city's greenest pastures. For the past ten years, her collaborations with community leaders have turned visions into reality. Like... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Cincinnati near the top of ‘staycation’ spotsused to create the rankings were collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, Council
Cincinnati near the top of ‘staycation’ spots
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 25 days ago
used to create the rankings were collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, Council for Community and Economic Research, Trust for Public Land, Alliance for Biking & Walking, Tripadvisor, Yelp, Golf, ImproveNet, and WalletHub... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Report:area cities lag in park funding, accessto impress in a study of public-park systems across the U.S., according to a Sa
Report:area cities lag in park funding, access
The Arizona Republic / Posted 25 days ago
to impress in a study of public-park systems across the U.S., according to a San Francisco-based advocacy group. The Trust for Public Land, a non-profit that pushes for park development, recently ranked the nation's largest 100 cities based... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Heart of the Penobscot reveals plans to boost outdoor recreationHampden, Hermon, Holden, Milford, Old Town, Orono, Orrington and Veazie. This p
Heart of the Penobscot reveals plans to boost outdoor recreation
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Hampden, Hermon, Holden, Milford, Old Town, Orono, Orrington and Veazie. This plan was created under the leadership of The Trust for Public Land, the Penobscot Valley Council of Governments and the Bangor Land Trust. Working with the same 12... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Does central Ohio have enough parks?years, but for the fifth year in a row, it has ranked low among the nation’s la
Does central Ohio have enough parks?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
years, but for the fifth year in a row, it has ranked low among the nation’s largest. In its annual Parkscore index, the Trust for Public Land ranked Columbus’ park system 65th among the 100 largest cities’ systems. The report’s authors consider... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Council Hears Budget Requests For General Governmentneighborhoods, not just downtown areas. The money designated will be used solel
City Council Hears Budget Requests For General Government
The Chattanoogan / Posted 27 days ago
neighborhoods, not just downtown areas. The money designated will be used solely for art, not salaries. Funding for the Trust For Public Land will also be included in the budget. It has been estimated that for every dollar the city contributes... Read more
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The Advocate
St. Tammany dilemma: which swearing-in to attend, and other government newsto a new study. Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, have the two best park sy
St. Tammany dilemma: which swearing-in to attend, and other government news
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
to a new study. Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, have the two best park systems in the United States, according to the Trust for Public Land’s fifth annual ParkScore index, which was released Thursday by the nonprofit organization. New Orleans... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Placer County ignoring residents' concernsside of Highway 267 would be preserved as open space, to be purchased by or don
Placer County ignoring residents' concerns
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 28 days ago
side of Highway 267 would be preserved as open space, to be purchased by or donated to the Truckee Donner Land Trust and Trust for Public Land in exchange for the development of the west side. What the agreement did not outline was a specific... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is Vancouver’s Arbutus Corridor a greenway that can bring in the green?park, noted the report by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for City Park Excel
Is Vancouver’s Arbutus Corridor a greenway that can bring in the green?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 29 days ago
park, noted the report by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for City Park Excellence, part of the advocacy organization The Trust For Public Land. This is in contrast to the direct savings for cities and their residents, such as parks being an... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine cracks top 10 in nationwide park system rankingsThursday. Irvine’s debut on the annual ranking was helped by its ample parks b
Irvine cracks top 10 in nationwide park system rankings
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
Thursday. Irvine’s debut on the annual ranking was helped by its ample parks budget, $227 per resident, according to the Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit organization that conducted the study of the 100 largest cities. Also, three out of every... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SF, Bay Area Parks Rank Among Country's Bestprogram after its scheduled July end-date. Longtime locals said the plan disad
SF, Bay Area Parks Rank Among Country's Best
NBC Bay Area / Posted 1 months ago
program after its scheduled July end-date. Longtime locals said the plan disadvantages poor communities in the city. The Trust for Public Land also ranked Oakland (no. 14) and San Jose parks (No. 31) high on the list for its community access to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Military Spouses Face High Unemployment, Low Paycounterparts. Texas has the second-largest veteran population in the country.
Military Spouses Face High Unemployment, Low Pay
KERA North Texas / Posted 1 months ago
counterparts. Texas has the second-largest veteran population in the country. Other stories this morning: The non-profit Trust for Public Land this morning released its annual ParkScore Index, which rates the park systems in the 100 largest U.S.... Read more
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