Coastal lands

Who else is dreaming of a warm paradise as the temperature drops? We are, especially as we celebrate the successful conservation of one of the Caribbean’s best beaches—now permanently protected forever, for all to enjoy. Take a mental vacation to the white... Read more

As the Caribbean tourist season hits its peak, one of its best beaches has been protected from development, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

The beach is at Maho Bay, on the... Read more

The Trust for Public Land today gave to the University of California at Santa Barbara a 64-acre former golf course in upper Devereux Slough, which will... Read more

The California Coastal Commission today approved subdividing the Upper Devereux Slough (Ocean Meadows) property, which will let The Trust for Public Land... Read more

Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Map - Barnegat Bay

 

Coastal communities in New Jersey contain some of the most beautiful, environmentally significant, and economically important natural areas in America. They're also now among the most vulnerable,... Read more

Map of The Trust for Public Land's projects in Maine, 1993-2012

Established in 1942, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge consists of 4,662 acres on the southern two-thirds of Plum Island, a barrier island on Massachusetts' Northeast coast. It provides a crucial flyover stop and nesting habitat for over 300 species of... Read more

What was once an unbroken expanse of wetlands and fishponds between the mouths of Waiehu and 'Iao Streams at Ka`ehu Bay in Maui is now mostly developed, with few places for the community to access the shoreline. In May 2012, The Trust for Public Land... Read more

The North Coast is home to iconic California landscapes—redwood forests and stunning coastal bluffs. The land also supports salmon runs, the state's largest timber economy, and provides habitat for the Northern spotted owl. The Trust for Public Land is... Read more

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