Tag Archives: Trust for Public Land

Trust for Public Land: Building Healthy Parks and Healthy Communities

Posted on by Anthony Cucchi, Trust for Public Land

It’s no secret that families in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood shoulder an undue burden stemming from impacts of centuries of industrial and economic growth focused in the community. Every day, parents worry how to keep their children healthy despite well-documented lead … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Trust for Public Land’s Parks for People Program

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Throughout December, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in our Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online portal for year-end giving that makes it easy to donate to some of New Jersey’s most effective nonprofits. Today we feature Trust for Public Land’s … Continue reading

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A Round of Applause for Rose Harvey

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Congratulations to Dodge Trustee Rose Harvey, whom New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo nominated as Commissioner of Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. We wholly agree that she is the ideal candidate for the position. From the Governor’s office: “Rose … Continue reading

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Searing Heat, Soaring Spirits and a Newark Park to Behold

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Michelle Knapik, Environment Program Director Choosing a starting place for the story of the opening of Nat Turner Park, the largest City-owned park in Newark, is challenging. This is a rich, multi-layered story, filled with numerous champions, diverse entry points … Continue reading

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Our Recent Environment Grants

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We’re pleased to share that the Dodge Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved more than $4 million in grants to environmental organizations across New Jersey. Sixty-three organizations received $4,171,000 (55 organizations at the Foundation’s November Board meeting, and eight others … Continue reading

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