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Ernest Cook

Ernest Cook is director of the Trust for Public Land's national Conservation Finance Program and president of the Conservation Campaign. Together, the two organizations support billions of dollars in new public funding for parks and land conservation annually.

    Ernest's Books

    Conservation Finance Handbook

    How Communities are Paying for Parks and Land Conservation

    This how-to guide, designed for community leaders and involved citizens as well as local government officials and conservation professionals, explains the once-complex process of securing federal, state, and private conservation funds, then researching, designing, and passing a local, voter-approved conservation finance measure.


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