Coastal lands

On a recent sunny August afternoon, more than 200 supporters of the effort to protect the 1,000 acre forest known as The Preserve gathered to mark the official opening of the property to the public.

Retherford and Lipton, both Hawaii residents, are stumping on behalf of a community conservation movement called “Save Ka Iwi Coast Coalition,” which is working alongside the Trust for Public Land. The last privately-owned parcel of land along the popular... Read more

O'ahu's Ka Iwi Coast is treasured by the community for surfing, fishing, and scenic drives. The makua (inland) hills rise above Awawamalu (known locally as Alan Davis beach), once a traditional fishing village.

The Kona Coast on the island of Hawai'i is the site of the historic battle that led to the end of the traditional kapu religious system in the early 1800s.

The Trust for Public Land today announced that the last large unprotected coastal forest between New York and Boston, a 1,000 acre parcel known as The Preserve, will be permanently protected, instead of being... Read more

Ever heard of the Antiquities Act? It may sound like something straight out of a Mummy sequel, but it's actually the century-old law that grants the U.S.

Stretching five miles from Kawela Bay to Kahuku Point, the land surrounding the Turtle Bay Resort embraces one of the last undeveloped wild shorelines on O'ahu.

When Superstorm Sandy hit in 2012, the Rosemma Wetlands in New Jersey's Long Beach Township helped buffer nearby homes from flooding. The tidal marshes and coastal grasslands deflected powerful storm-surges and absorbed the relentless high tides.

One of the largest undeveloped Mississippi River properties in the Twin Cities region has been protected as a new conservation area, the City of Elk River and The Trust for Public Land announced today.

To help cities better manage stormwater, The Trust for Public Land incorporates green infrastructure solutions into many of our parks and playgrounds.