Posts Tagged ‘Washington’

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, 5/14/12

May 15, 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.

Maine
Legislature to decide on LMF bond this week

Massachusetts
Change in CPA law would free up funds for recreation

Town places CPA on November ballot

Michigan
Township places farmland millage on August ballot

Missouri
Gateway Arch sales tax might go before voters next April

Ohio
Supporters urge more Clean Ohio funding

Rhode Island
Governor urges support of open space bond referendum

Washington
Issaquah voters could see park bond on November ballot

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Conservation finance links, 3/15/12

March 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, The Trust for Public Land’s online LandVote database provides the best source of data on conservation finance measures since 1988.

California
Oil drilling said to violate terms of 1992 open space ballot measure in LA County

San Francisco considers November parks bond

Connecticut
Report released on conserving New England forests

Maryland
Despite benefits of Program Open Space, funding is often up for debate

Open space provides great return on investment

Massachusetts
Debate stirs over April CPA vote in Canton

Fall River considers CPA

Editorial on Fall River CPA

Pennsylvania
Centre County township considers November open space tax

Washington
Kirkland explores open space measure in November

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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, 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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Conservation finance links – 11/1

September 30, 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.

Georgia
Dunwoody residents prepare to consider parks bond

Michigan
Ann Arbor looks to expand greenbelt

New Jersey
Hopewell Township could consider open space tax

Tenafly Borough residents being asked to freeze open space funding

Ohio
Granville Township lays out open space formula

Pennsylvania
History of Radnor Township open space efforts discussed.

Utah
Salt Lake County may face new bonding rules

Washington
Poll shows Yakima residents would favor small tax hike for parks

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Conservation finance links, 8/15

August 15, 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
Sacramento County supervisors approve seeking sales tax for parks

Connecticut
Glastonbury decides to postpone open space bond

East Lyme Finance Board delays vote

Iowa
Opinion piece on importance of land protection in Iowa

New Jersey
Oradell is latest municipality to place open space tax on November ballot

New York
Southampton considers $125M CPF bond

North Carolina
Holly Springs looking at $20M park bond for November

Dim outlook for 2012 Cumberland County park bond

Wake County eliminates open space ordinance

Pennsylvania
Editorial on open space efforts in Northampton County

Texas
Projects approved for Travis County bond

Washington
Lynden hoping to place new park district measure on February ballot

Wyoming
Spotlight on Jackson Hole Land Trust

 

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Conservation finance links, 7/15

July 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.

California

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District faces funding shortage
Truckee park and rec bond tabled
Parks group drops tax effort for now in El Paso County

Maine
LMF funds about to run dry in Maine

Massachusetts
Nice article on conservation in Mass; discusses CPA

New Jersey
Little Falls voters to see open space tax on November ballot

North Carolina
Cumberland County looking at 2012 parks bond

South Carolina
Legislature overrides cuts to Conservation Bank

Texas
Travis County finalizing project list for November bond vote

Washington
No parks vote in Wenatchee this year

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Conservation finance links, 7/5

July 5, 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
El Paso County parks tax measure scrubbed

More on El Paso County

More

Connecticut
Glastonbury to place another open space bond on November ballot

Delaware
Budget earmarks $20M for farmland and open space preservation

Georgia
Dunwoody puts final touches on November park bonds

More on Dunwoody

Massachusetts
Agawam decides to keep CPA

Michigan
Farmers scramble to enroll in state farmland preservation program

Mississippi
Southaven to vote on parks tax in October

New Jersey
Wyckoff finalizes open space question for November

Haddonfield open space renewal question for November ballot

Open space tax continuation debated in River Edge

More on River Edge

Moorestown mayor responds to those who say open space funds are being mispent

Moorestown resident rebuts mayor

Pennsylvania
PA Congressman supports federal conservation tax credits

Land preservation rooted in bad economy

Re-funding Growing Greener

South Carolina
With passage of bond, Dorchester County park dreams are taking shape

Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept takes on huge budget cuts

Utah
Salt Lake Countytables park bond until next year

Washington
Wenatchee looking at November park tax

More on Wenatchee

Conservation successes in Washington budget

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