Americans Invest In Parks And Open Space

This report by the Trust for Public Land, tracks the results of conservation ballot measures across the country in 2002.

The report examines the 189 state and local measures and reports on how they fared. Also featured are profiles ofcommunities that were successful, as well as suggestions for othercommunities interested in passing similar conservation measures. Overall75percent of the ballot measures were passed, generating $10 billion forconservation funding, including $5.5 billion for purchasing andrestoringopen space. (Editor's note: This PDF file is a 24-page document and is 732 K.)

Thanks to California Policy Forum

Full Story: Land Vote 2002

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