Coastal lands

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.

Who else is dreaming of a warm paradise as the temperature drops?

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 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 immediately provide more ways for people to reach an existing network of public trails and parks.

The California Coastal Commission today approved subdividing the Upper Devereux Slough (Ocean Meadows) property, which will let The Trust for Public Land acquire 63 acres of the 70-acre property.

For years, The Trust for Public Land has been in the forefront in acquiring and protecting flood-prone natural areas along Barnegat Bay . Post-Sandy, we’re stepping up these efforts to provide green infrastructure as a tool to build more climate-resilient communities.

Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Map - Barnegat Bay

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.

In May 2012, The Trust for Public Land helped protect 64 acres of coastal wetlands at Ka`ehu Bay, which includes numerous Hawaiian cultural sites including habitation structures, agricultural terraces, former fishponds, and shrines.