Coastal lands

After more than 150 years on a small, inland reservation, the Kashia band of Pomo Indians has at last returned to the California coast. 

This study investigates the role that New York City coastal green infrastructure, such as beaches and marshes, played in mitigating building damages during hurricane Sandy in 2012.

There’s something about a lighthouse that captures the imagination. Maybe it’s eerie tales of ships lost at sea, or the courage of the lone lighthouse-keeper braving the storm to keep the lantern lit through the night.

Protecting land brings all kinds of people together—in our work across the country, we’ve seen creative collaborations between everyone from hikers and birders to utility districts and railroads. But there’s one type of conservationist you might find... Read more

The Trust for Public Land and Waipā Foundation are working to purchase two kuleana properties in Waipā–Kaluanono and Halulu Fishpond Access – to fasten Waipā Foundation on Kaua‘i’s north shore.

Kaunamano means “multitudes are placed here,” reflecting the thriving Hawaiian fishing community that once lived and trained in lua (traditional Hawaiian martial art) on the southeastern coast of Hawai‘i Island.

The remains of the ancient fishing village of Kauleoli lie just south of Pu‘uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park on the Kona Coast of Hawai‘i Island.

In the spring of 2010, Terry Breed and his wife, Susan, opened a pontoon boat rental business in Destin, Florida.

The Trust for Public Land announced that they have completed the purchase of properties in the Cities of Destin and Lynn Haven, Fla., which will become new coastal parks. The acquisitions are for two of four new coastal Panhandle parks being funded through the $34.4 million Florida Coastal Access Project, as approved by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) along with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees. The Trust for Public Land, working independently of DEP, was instrumental in acquiring four properties across the panhandle for new parks using early restoration funds from the Deepwater Horizon settlement.

Its idyllic setting on Oahu’s North Shore makes the coastline surrounding Turtle Bay Resort a choice location for wildlife, beach-goers, and even film crews: sharp eyes might recognize it as the backdrop for Forgetting Sarah Marshall and the TV... Read more

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