Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

Locals know this leafy wonderland as simply, “The Preserve”—but that’s a bit of a misnomer. In fact, the thousand-acre property is the largest piece of unprotected coastal forest between Boston and New York, the subject of hotly contested development proposals for more than 15 years.

Erik Weihenmayer’s adventures have taken him from Himalayan peaks to Antarctic ice: he’s the only blind climber to summit the highest mountain on every continent.

Robie farm is a true family business. Stop by on any given day, and you might spot Grandma Betty Sue harvesting cucumbers and snap peas in the garden, or Grandpa Lee out manning the tractor.

Because it feels great to end a day with a sunset hike. Because the beauty of the land is an inspiration. Because we need more places where kids can be kids.

More than 300 of you shared your best nature shots for our #NeverStillLife photo contest, and close to 5,000 of you voted for your favorites.

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