Posts Tagged ‘Tennesee’

Conservation finance links, 4/15

April 19, 2010

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to conservation finance stories from around the nation.

Arizona
Open space key to Prescott’s prosperity

Colorado
Residents meet to discuss Arapahoe County open space efforts
Open space effort gets green light in Garfield County

Florida
Florida Forever at a crossroads

Iowa
Sales tax increase for conservation seen as unlikely by lawmakers
Coalition forms to promote statewide conservation measure in Iowa.

Maryland
Borrowing keeps state land conservation programs afloat

New Jersey
Union County Freeholder wants to keep open space funding in place

Ohio
Licking County prepares for May parks levy

Oregon
Pear growers sour on land law protecting agricultural areas

Pennsylvania
Monroe County receives land preservation award

South Carolina
Dorchester County Council moves closer with $5M open space bond

Tennessee
State releases 10 year state parks plan

Utah
Park City may be headed to the ballot for another open space bond

Conservation finance links, 2/15

February 17, 2010

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to conservation finance stories from around the nation.

Arizona
Scottsdale may see large bond on November ballot, which includes park funding
Pima County puts off 2010 bond package which likely would have included open space

Arkansas
New amendment creating possible funding for local parks needs better explanation

California
LA County wants portion of oil revenue for its park program
More on California state park issues
State ag protection program is threatened

Colorado
Boulder finds difficulty “going green”

State “clamping down” on conservation tax credits
More on this story

Florida
Alachua County eyes new support for possible November sales tax measure

Idaho
Maintaining Idaho’s parks and trails
More on this story

Michigan
Washtenaw County open space millage up for renewal, brings concerns

Montana
Description of Northern Rockies conservation efforts

New Jersey
Somerset County accomplishes acreage milestone in 2009

New York
Community Preservation Fund transfer tax receipts pick up over last 6 months revenues pick up over last six months of 2009, but are still below total yearly levels for 2008

Ohio
Granville open space levy renewal heads to May ballot

Oregon
November is best bet for Tigard bond

Pennsylvania
Debate continues on severance tax in PA, including local distribution

South Carolina
Will land protection continue once recession ends and development picks up?

Tennessee
Groups push for dedicated conservation funding
More on this story
More on this story

Utah
With funds almost gone Park City puts finishing touches on land deal
More on this story

Virginia
Counties seeking authority to levy meals tax without referendum

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Conservation finance links, 2/1

February 1, 2010

Twice each month TPL’s Conservation Finance service publishes links to conservation finance stories from around the nation.

National
Article on Conservation Easements

Connecticut

Madison voters approve purchase of airport

Louisiana
Baton Rouge parks considered national model

Massachusetts
The placement of wind turbines on conservation lands

A response to above

And another

Montana
On troubles facing Gallatin County open lands program

New Hampshire
Concord to raid conservation funds to pay down debt

New Jersey
Township nixes open space tax

For third straight year Morris County to cut open space tax

Tinton Falls, too

New York
Editorial on Environmental Protection Fund in NY

State closing on land deals that predate moratorium

Very interesting article on mapping growth on Long Island in the NY Times

New Paltz acquires land with Open Space Institute using 2006 bond funds

Ohio
Licking County looks to restore park funding by going to voters

Tennessee
Conservationists unveil agenda for legislative session, includes restoring conservation funding

Virginia
Successful 2009 for Albermarle County’s easement program

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