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Conservation finance links, 6/1/12

June 1, 2012

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Twice each month The Trust for Public Land’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

California
300K acres still at risk in the bay area

Marin County open space tax headed to November ballot

Colorado
Garfield County group trying to get open space tax on Fall ballot

Garfield County to survey residents on open space

Florida
Pasco County voters may see open space sales tax extension in November

Maine
Land bond could be vetoed

Massachusetts
Freetown may try CPA again

Missouri
Kansas City placing parks tax on August ballot

New Jersey
Bill would allow voluntary contributions to Meadowlands conservation

Ohio
Mid term budget heads to Governor with $42M for Clean Ohio Fund

Oregon
Bend looking for input on potential park bond

Pennsylvania
Conservationist upset over PA budget cuts

Support shown for preserving conservation funding in budget

Texas
El Paso City Council approves new version of parks bond

Austin bond package now down to $400M

Virginia
Fairfax County placing parks and flood control bonds on November ballot

Washington
Yakima considers special park district

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Conservation Finance Links, 4/15/12

April 16, 2012

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Twice each month The Trust for Public Land’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation.  As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

California
Water bond could be pulled from 2012 ballot

Colorado
Pitkin County opposes bill to divert GOCO funding

Bill introduced to reallocate lottery funds

Maryland
State Senate raids land conservation funding

Massachusetts
Great Barrington considering CPA

Michigan
Spotlight on Washtenaw County farmland preservation program

New Jersey
Hunterdon County considering raid on open space funds

Burlington County farmland achievements recognized

Ohio
Editorial on the Clean Ohio Fund

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Conservation finance links, 3/30/12

March 30, 2012

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

Arizona
Bill tries to raid voter approved Growing Smarter fund

But

Bill is defeated in House

California
Land access essential for public support of Sonoma County Ag Preservation District

Colorado
Eagle County open space tax discussed

50 years of land preservation celebrated in Colorado

Illinois
History of Forest Preserve Districts discussed

Iowa
Editorial praises Missouri soils sales tax, encourages Iowa to do the same

Massachusetts
Canton prepares for CPA vote on Tuesday

Freetown prepares for CPA vote on Monday

Canton selectmen vote to oppose CPA

More on Canton

CPA discussions advance in may Mass communities

Wayland considers cutting back CPA surcharge

Wayland citizen explains potential CPA rollback

Duxbury Town Meeting votes to trim CPA surcharge

Minnesota
Jurisdictions fight over Legacy funding

Missouri
St. Charles County voters, after legislative approval, may see sales tax for parks and trails

North Carolina
Cary considering bond for parks and transportation

Oregon
Bend may see parks bond this November

Pennsylvania
Bucks County presents economic case for open space

Corbett budget bad for the environment

Corbett seeks to raid conservation funds

Corbett budget would hurt farmland preservation

Utah
Salt Lake County examining $110M bond for park improvements

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Conservation finance links, 2/15/12

February 16, 2012

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation.  As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

California
3 California counties celebrated for open space preservation

Marin County to launch ag preservation program

Colorado
Erie open space tax extension polls well, placed on April ballot

Louisville to poll residents on open space tax

Fort Collins celebrates 20 year anniversary of open space tax

Florida
Martin County looking to spend last of 2006 voter approved funds

Massachusetts
Article examining the current state of CPA

Michigan
Land use and transit are keys to sustainability in Ann Arbor

Missouri
Johnson County deserves better parks. Op-ed

New Hampshire
Land acquired for Albany Town Forest. TPL project

NH proposal could would impact local conservation efforts

New Jersey
Morris County reduces open space tax for the fifth consecutive year

New York
Need remains for Suffolk County land preservation

North Dakota
Fate of oil tax conservation measure hinges on sportsmen

Pennsylvania
Governor looks to raid open space funding

Texas
Editorial calls for stop to sporting goods sales tax raids

Virginia
Lawmakers seek more money for easements

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Conservation finance links, 1/31

January 31, 2012

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, The Trust for Public Land’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

Colorado
Erie tests April 2012 open space tax extension

More on Erie

Connecticut
Granby voters approve bond for town projects including preservation of farmland

New Jersey
Cape May County Freeholders continue to pass up state open space funds

Somerset County protects nearly 1,000 acres in 2011

New York
Suffolk County legislators consider raid on open space sales tax

North Carolina
Cary looking at November bond package which could include park funding

Cumberland County looks at 2013 park bond measure

Pennsylvania
Growing Greener Coalition pushes for passage of Marcellus Shale bill

Texas
El Paso considers November “quality of life” bond, including open space, parks and trails

San Antonio prepares May bond package which includes park funding

Virginia
Legislation introduced to promote easements through tax credit program

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Conservation Finance Links, 1/15

January 18, 2012

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Twice each month The Trust for Public Land’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

California
More on potential Laguna Beach parcel tax

Organizations partner to protect land in the Sierra Nevada

Colorado
Louisville looking at November open space sales tax renewal

A look at San Miguel County open space tax and program

Massachusetts
State makes largest land purchase in nearly a century

Michigan
Opinion piece on Ann Arbor Greenbelt

New Jersey
Ocean City recommended to buy more open space

North Dakota
Groups push state constitutional amendment for land conservation

Ohio
Conflict of interest concern with Granville open space program

Editorial on land trusts in Ohio

Oregon
Editorial on more access to Portland Metro parks

Sherwood looking at similar Tigard bond measure

Pennsylvania
Franklin County group forms to protect open space

Tennessee
Grundy County officials express concern at growing recreation areas

Texas
San Antonio proposing park projects for May bond referendum

Project list begins to form for Austin bond measure

Utah
Asking price on parcel likely too high for open space bond in Park City

Washington
Kitsap County sees open space and trails as boost to economy

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Conservation finance links, 12/15

December 15, 2011

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

Alaska
Juneau putting together park project list for sales tax measure

California
Private funds for California public parks questioned

Sonoma County to tighten rules on ag tax incentive program

New regional greenprint of bay area envisions protection of 1M acres

Colorado
Eagle County approaches 10-year anniversary of open space tax

Connecticut
Groups exploring ways for conservation and economic growth to work together

Illinois
Pols, environmental groups tout open space project

New Jersey
Cumberland County discusses possible hotel tax for open space

Flood-prone areas bill passes in NJ Assembly and Editorial

New Mexico
Voters in Santa Fe to see parks bond on March ballot

Washington
State parks facing increased financial pressures

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Conservation Finance Links, 12/1

December 2, 2011

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

California
Laguna Beach parcel tax moves towards November ballot

Opposition to Laguna parcel tax

Sacramento County begins to poll on parks parcel tax for November ballot

In Redlands, open space and economic development are not mutually exclusive

Colorado
Garfield County coalition seeks open space program

Aurora benefits from passage of Arapahoe measure

Pitkin County restores open space levy

Florida
Tavares to present park bond to voters again in March

Georgia
After park bond defeat, Dunwoody Council goes back to drawing board

Michigan
Suttons Bay Township Board quiet about park millage overwhelming defeat

Missouri
Park bond measure near approval for St. Louis.

Montana
Proposed Billings park district should seek voter approval

After outcry, City Council leans towards public vote on Billings Park District

New Jersey
Governor’s plan to privatize parks may mean loss of public access

Upper Saddle River residents oppose open space tax

Tenafly voters suspend open space tax

Ocean County considering applying for Green Acres funding, Cape May still declines

Flood prevention bill ok’d by Assembly Panel

New York
Bedford cuts open space funding

Pound Ridge restores open space funding

Ohio
Granville to place open space tax on March ballot

Utah
Park City out of open space funds, considers next steps

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Conservation finance links, 11/1

October 31, 2011

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Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

Colorado
Larimer County celebrates its 150th anniversary

Pitkin County open space officials want tax levy restored

Georgia
Op-Ed in support of Dunwoody park acquisition bond

Minnesota
Better reporting of Legacy fund spending isneeded

New Jersey
Morris County open space funds may be used to buy flood-damaged homes

Morris County hits 20,000 preserved acre milestone

New Mexico
Sante Fe council considering spring bond measureswhichcould includeparks and recreation

New York
State property tax cap could hurt Town’s open space acquisitions

Pennsylvania
Franklin Township voters to see open space tax again on November ballot

South Carolina

County Council considers $20M open space bond

Texas
Travis County prepares for park bond vote

In support of Travis County bonds

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Conservation finance links, 10/13

October 13, 2011

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Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to state and local conservation finance stories from around the nation. As always, TPL’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

California
Redlands land sale should fund open space

Open space petitions delivered in Laguna Beach

Will voters still support 2012 water bond?

Colorado
Support for Conservation Easements in the North Fork

Florida
After bond failure last year, Tavares to go back to voters for park bond approval in 2012

Illinois
Chicago lacking in green space

More on Chicago park-poor areas

Mississippi
Southaven voters approve parks tax with 75 percent support

Montana
Missoula City and County have over $5M in open space funds

New Jersey
Barnegatresident criticizes Township open space spending

Oregon
Tigard park board silent on land negotiations from bond measure

Pennsylvania
Monroe county commissioner candidates discuss future of open space

Texas
Rail could crowd out other items like parks in Austin 2012 bond election

Washington
San Juan County seeks to renew land bank tax

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