2014 Press Releases

July 23, 2014

On July 23, 1964 the House of Representatives through a voice vote enacted the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which was later made law on September 3, 1964. This historic legislation established a dedicated and permanent means for the conservation and protection of America’s irreplaceable natural, historic, cultural and outdoor landmarks.

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Future site of Lindsay Street Park in Atlanta's English Avenue neighborhood.
June 10, 2014

Through a three-year investment in the Fund’s Parks With Purpose program, U-Haul and its customers will support the Fund’s work to bring community members, businesses and city officials together to improve the environment, the local economy, and the quality of life for Atlantan’s living in some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods.

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