Coastal lands

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. Situated on the southwestern tip of Puerto Rico, the Cabo Rojo Salt Flat property has been... Read more

The North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Greenpoint have miles of waterfront on both the East River and Newtown Creek, but unlike Manhattan residents across the way, the 160,000 residents of these communities had limited public access to the... Read more

In Los Angeles County, where 98 percent of coastal wetlands have been filled in and developed, conservationists have worked for three decades to protect the last remnant of the historic Ballona Wetlands near the Los Angeles International Airport. The... Read more

Millions of people live, work, and play along Massachusetts coasts, rivers, and ponds. From the salt marshes and and pristine white sand beaches, the hundreds of public ponds, to our most urban rivers—Neponset, Charles, and Mystic—Massachusetts water is an... Read more

Timber Point was one of the last large, privately owned properties along the 50-mile coastline between Cape Elizabeth and Kittery. Located in Biddeford where the Little River meets the Atlantic, Timber Point includes a 97-acre peninsula and a 13-acre... Read more

The Isinglass River flows through one of the fastest-growing regions of New Hampshire. It is a prized recreation spot for local anglers and boating enthusiasts, as well as a critical source of drinking water for many towns.

In 2008, we worked with... Read more

Since establishing our Washington office in 1975, The Trust for Public Land has become a conservation leader in Puget Sound, preserving natural forest lands that capture and filter fresh water supplies, and protecting the shoreline of our unique inland sea... Read more

Not long ago, the area along the Tensaw River known as Live Oak Landing was on the fast track to development. The landowner, having completed a master planning effort, was obtaining permits to build a large-scale residential community on the 621-acre... Read more

This executive summary of a longer reports highlights impediments to resident and visitor access to Biscayne Bay and recommends the necessary steps to increase access.

Abundant shoreline
With 20 counties comprising Ohio's Great Lakes Region, the state has an abundance of shoreline-over 300 miles. These places where land meets water are special, offering people areas to play, contemplate, and... Read more

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