Coastal lands

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.

The Ebenezer Creek site of a frantic and tragic moment of Civil War history has been protected as a new public park.

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 chiefs and priests, or just... Read more

A ribbon-cutting celebration was held today for a new passive recreational park located along the waterfront of Staten Island's north shore on the Kill Van Kull Watershed—created through a partnership of The Trust for Public Land, The Port Authority of New... Read more


Before his chilled-out tunes had us all craving beach time (and banana pancakes), singer-songwriter Jack Johnson was a pro surfer—and of course, he still looks to the ocean for inspiration. 

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

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