Coastal lands

Little has changed at Lumaha'i beach since the movie South Pacific was filmed in 1957.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

In 1999, TPL protected 1,445 acres of sensitive coastal habitat for addition to the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, more than doubling the size of the refuge.