Portland Metro Region Natural Areas Measure on the May Ballot
In May, voters in the Portland, Oregon, Metro region will have the opportunity to maintain and restore the region?s network of rivers, streams, and natural areas by passing Measure 26-152, a 5-year levy.
St. Louis Says Yes to Parks, Trails and Arch Measure
On April 2, voters in both the city and county of St. Louis passed Proposition P, the Safe and Accessible Arch and Public Parks Initiative., which dedicates a sales tax increase of 3/16ths of a cent to regional parks and trails and an overhaul of the grounds of the Gateway Arch.
Major Milestone Reached in Campaign to Dedicate Florida Conservation Funds
The Florida's Water and Land Legacy campaign to pass a constitutional amendment to dedicate funding for land conservation recently took a major step forward, gathering enough signatures to trigger review by the state Supreme Court to confirm that the measure satisfies the legal requirements for a constitutional amendment.
Florida's Water and Land Legacy campaign off to a running start
The Florida's Water and Land Legacy amendment would guarantee dedicated funding for land conservation in the state. The campaign to get the measure on the 2014 Florida ballot is nearing its first key milestones.
A Boost for New York's Environmental Protection Fund
Governor Cuomo's 2103-14 budget proposal includes a $19 million increase for the Environmental Protection Fund, the first since the severe budget cuts of 2009.
A Bipartisan "Yes" to Parks and Land Conservation Funding
On Election Day, voters overwhelmingly approved ballot measures for land conservation and parks, passing 81 percent of the 57 measures on the ballot dedicating funds to parks and land conservation.
Three States Renew Critical Conservation Funds
All three statewide conservation funding measures up for a vote on Election Day won by large margins, in Alabama, Maine, and Rhode Island.
Passing major parks bonds, San Francisco and Houston invest in children and future
Houston and San Francisco voters passed major parks bonds by overwhelming margins.
Upcoming webinar: an inside look at this year's campaigns
Ballot measure will provide nature education opportunities for kids along Houston's bayous
A bond measure on the ballot in Houston this November will expand the city's system of parks, trails, and natural areas and give kids more access to outdoor activities.