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Take Action to Protect Orange County Lands & Waters

Take Action to Protect Orange County Lands & Waters

The Orange County Board of County Commissioners are poised to vote on Lands Legacy Funding and the proposed Research Triangle Logistics Park (RTLP) development in September. Their decisions will result in either a strong, positive impact for both the Eno River and our community, or in a negative, lasting scar on both. Read the full statement here. Next week, on September 1, it is critical that they fully fund the Lands Legacy program in the County’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for years 2 and 3 of their budget. Please write to your Orange County Commissioner in support of this vote …Read more

Orange County Proposal to Slash Funding for Land Protection

Update September: Years 2 and 3 up for a vote by County Commissioners. Read our latest statement. Please continue to let your local officials know how important these land conservation programs are in our community. Update June 10: Commissioners protected conservation easement funding in this year’s budget. Thank you all for your time, support, and effort to contact the Orange County board of commissioners last week. Your voices were heard, and last night in their budget meeting the commissioners protected the conservation easement funding in the coming budget!! A link to that video is below. And, while they delayed the …Read more