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2011-05-31 12:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for San Diego's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. PT on June 6. A total of $35,000 will be donated to the winner and finalists' environmental nonprofits of choice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Sponsored locally by Think Blue San Diego, the program seeks the public's help...

2011-05-06 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today launched San Diego's third annual Cox Conserves Heroes program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Sponsored locally by Think Blue San Diego, the program seeks the public's help to nominate adults and youth who volunteer their time to create, preserve or enhance places for everyone to enjoy. Whether picking up litter, starting a recycling...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), announced that Chris Clifford is Virginia's 2011 Cox Conserves Hero. Sponsored in Virginia by Casey Auto Group, Cox Conserves Heroes honors individuals who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor places for everyone to enjoy. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Clifford was nominated for the program, selected as a finalist by...

2011-03-16 16:21:00

CLEVELAND, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Musical Arts Association, The Trust for Public Land, and the National Park Service announced today that nearly one-third of the property of the popular Blossom Music Center, situated outside both Akron and Cleveland and entirely within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, has been conserved as an addition to the National Park. The Cleveland Orchestra and its governing organization, the Musical Arts Association (MAA), own and manage the...

2011-03-07 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today announced finalists for Virginia's 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) The winning Hero, to be chosen by an online public vote, will be awarded $5,000 to donate to the environmental nonprofit of his or her choice. The four finalists each will receive $1,250 to donate to their nonprofits of choice....

2011-01-26 13:46:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), is seeking nominations for Virginia's Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. EST on January 31 at CoxConservesHeroes.com. Following the nomination stage, finalists will be selected...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know an everyday hero who is making great strides today to ensure a greener tomorrow? Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today launched Virginia's Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to honor and celebrate conservation in everyday life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) Sponsored in Virginia by Casey Auto Group, Cox Conserves Heroes honors...

2010-12-08 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) have announced that Angel Poventud is Atlanta's 2010 Cox Conserves Hero. He was nominated for the program, selected as a finalist by local environmental leaders and ultimately named as the Hero after receiving the most votes in an online public poll. Poventud has selected Trees Atlanta to receive the $5,000 award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-a ) He was nominated...

2010-12-04 00:00:36

The Nature Conservancy, Trust for Public Land Complete Final Phase of the Largest Private Conservation Land Purchase Ever Missoula, Montana (Vocus) December 2, 2010 Today, The Nature Conservancy and its partner, The Trust for Public Land, completed the final phase of the largest private conservation land purchase in history. The Montana Legacy Project is the culmination of an unprecedented partnership between private and public partners -- from local Montana loggers to a billionaire...

2010-12-02 11:20:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KIRO 7 and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announced that Jan Holmes is Western Washington's 2010 Cox Conserves Hero. She was shortlisted for the award from a long list of local nominees, selected as a finalist by local environmental leaders and ultimately named as the Hero after receiving the most votes in an online public poll. Holmes has selected WSU Island County Beach Watchers to receive the $5,000 award. (Logo:...


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