Coastal lands

On a warm summer morning, I stood on the old runway and tried to decipher the number or letter denoted by broken paint chips under a jungle of weeds. It's the only tangible evidence of the Madison airport where hundreds of pilots learned to fly. The 42-... Read more

Staten Island's former Blissenbach Marina, a contaminated boat yard, sat vacant along Staten Island's north shore waterfront for years, covered in gravel and weeds. The Trust for Public Land, working with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey,... Read more

A conservation easement will protect more than 665 acres of land at Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Thursday. The easement covers nearly 79 percent of the open space land makai of Kamehameha Hwy. Portions of the land had... Read more

Cementing protection for one of the largest privately owned pieces of land on California's 1,100-mile coastline, a San Francisco environmental group on Monday donated to the public the Coast Dairies property—a pastoral expanse of rolling meadows, redwood... Read more

Almost 6,000 acres of the Coast Dairies land near Santa Cruz has been donated to the public, meaning more than seven miles of spectacular coast will be forever protected, The Trust for Public Land... Read more

Each year, The Trust for Public Land compiles the City Parks Facts report—the nation's most complete compilation of data about urban parks in the nation's largest 100 cities.

The report calculates several... Read more

To locals, there’s never been any doubt that the windswept bluffs and gorgeous meadows of Point Arena are a national treasure. Last week, President Obama made it official, adding more than 1,... Read more

Nearly a half-million visitors each year come to this park on Hawai'i Island to attend demonstrations of traditional Hawaiian arts and crafts, hike a historic trail to important archeological sites associated with the highest ciefs and priests, or just... Read more

In the past, this stunning coastal property was home to the family-run Wilcox Nursery. But after the nursery closed in 1972, would-be buyers eyed the site for development-a luxury hotel and a residential subdivision were just two of the proposed uses.... Read more

Florida's Water and Land Legacy announced today that the Water and Land Conservation constitutional amendment has surpassed the statewide signature requirement to be placed on the November 2014 ballot. To... Read more

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