Coastal lands

Little has changed at Lumaha'i beach since the movie South Pacific was filmed in 1957. Located on Kaua`i's north shore, just past the community of Hanalei, Lumaha`i beach is cherished by locals and appreciated by thousands of visitors who pause along the... Read more

In 2011, the North Shore Community Land Trust partnered with The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawai`i, which operates nearby training bases, to develop a Greenprint that identifies conservation priorities in O'ahu's North Shore region... Read more

Located on Sugarloaf Creek at Mile Marker 17, this 2-acre site was owned for many decades by John and Joan Sammy, who operated a small fishing camp and marina. Mrs. Sammy and her children felt strongly that the site should be protected as a park, and... Read more

In 1965 developers filled a vibrant natural wetland with 500,000 cubic yards of soil to create the nine-hole Ocean Meadows Golf Course. Fast-forward 46 years, and The Trust for Public Land, working alongside the California State Coastal Conservancy and the... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) today received approval for $3 million from the California Coastal Conservancy to help buy 63 acres at the eastern gateway to the Gaviota Coast near the University of California at Santa Barbara.

The total includes a... Read more

In 1960, a Blue Ridge Mountains country singer named Josiah Cephas Weaver headed to Florida, settling into a Dunedin home with more than 550 feet of waterfront on the St. Joseph Sound, and a view of Caladesi Island State Park. In 2004, Weaver moved again,... Read more

In early 2011, The Trust for Public Land conserved a large, forested wetlands property along a half-mile of Ayers Creek, a popular canoeing and kayaking destination. The property, a priority for local conservation efforts, is within the 4,000-acre Holly... Read more

One of the last large undeveloped tracts on the west end of Galveston Island, the 300 acres of prairie and marsh at McAllis Point offer critical habitat for birds, including sandhill cranes, which nest there from November to March. TPL's current work... Read more

As a port city, Portland's waterfront was the town's identifying feature for its first two and a half centuries, with the “Bayside neighborhood” serving mainly industrial purposes. In 2005, the City of Portland purchased a 13.2-acre former railroad... Read more

The town of New Castle, Delaware was founded in 1651 and much of the historic town remains, creating a window in time to the Colonial Era. TPL worked hand in hand with the town to protect the 60-acre Broad Dyke property along the Delaware River, which... Read more

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