LWCF: A Smart Investment for America’s Economy

City Parks Alliance has released a new report, “A Smart Investment for America’s Economy: The Land and Water Conservation Fund,” which highlights the success stories of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in cities across America.  The report details how cities are using LWCF grants to create measurable environmental, economic, and public health returns on  Continue Reading »

Fate of three proposed Oregon land conservation projects uncertain as federal fund expires

By Kelly House of The Oregonian – December 05, 2014 Three proposed land conservation projects in Oregon have made it to Washington leaders’ desks to compete for money that would protect thousands of acres of wild land from development. But unless Congress renews a program set to expire next year, and then fully funds it  Continue Reading »

COLT Executive Director Hopeful for Full LWCF Funding

New Recreation Projects Get Funding in Oregon Listen to audio of this story:   Public News Service – OR | July 11, 2014 | PORTLAND, Ore. – Gov. John Kitzhaber gave an official “early welcome” this week to new money slated to come into the state from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Slightly more  Continue Reading »