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The Trust for Public Land


The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a national, nonprofit, land conservation organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.

Wish List

  • Earmarked donations for two projects in Eastern Summit County to preserve a working farm along the Weber River and a ranch in the Chalk Creek area
  • General support for office operations and transaction-related expenses: $100,000 goal
  • Urban programs (Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Wasatch Front foothills, Parks for People program, and public access $50,000 goal
  • Farm and Ranchland Protection Programs ( farms and ranches throughout the state: $50,000 goal
  • Acquisition fund (available for purchases of Utah lands under threat of development): $250,000 goal
  • Donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by the IRS and can be sent to the address below.

How to Help

  • Helping TPL-Utah identify important properties for conservation and bringing TPL in before or early after properties come on the market.
  • Inviting TPL to work with local governments to pass local funding measures to land conservation.
  • Giving and raising funds for land acquisition and transaction-related expenses.
  • Helping with events and operations tasks.
  • Telling others about our mission, "land for people."

Contact Information

The Trust for Public Land-Utah
323 South 600 East, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102

Shauna Kerr
TPL-Utah State Director

Laurel Savino
TPL-Utah Development Director
505-988-5922, Ext. 114

TPL Website


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