Coastal lands

In Texas, the nation's "Third Coast" stretches 367 miles from Louisiana to Mexico and includes the state's rarest environments. Along the coast are ancient hardwood forests; coastal prairies, barrier islands, bays and wetlands; and bayous that reach deep... Read more

In Louisiana, TPL helps conserve and create refuges that protect wildlife while buffering human habitat from storms. Every year along Louisiana's coast, an area larger than the size of Manhattan washes into the Gulf of Mexico. More than a million acres of... Read more

Although the New Hampshire seacoast is only 13 miles long, the half-million-acre coastal region supports five major watersheds and supplies drinking water to more than 170,000 people. The Trust for Public Land partners with rapidly developing communities... Read more

Located only 1.5 miles from downtown Portsmouth, Sagamore Creek Headlands is a scenic stretch of waterfront land in heavily settled coastal New Hampshire. The ten-acre peninsula juts into the biologically diverse Sagamore Creek estuary, a popular... Read more

Residents of Plaquemines Parish gained a park, while the US Navy secured its Belle Chasse airbase operations in 2009, when TPL partnered with the community and the military to purchase 201 acres that had been planned for a subdivision.

The property... Read more

Hurd Farm has been run by the Hurd family since 1926. Three generations of the family still live on the farm and continue to operate their dairy and composting business. But in rapidly-growing Hampton, high real estate values were putting economic pressure... Read more

For more than 80 years, the Bluffton Oyster Company has been harvesting oysters, shrimp, and crabs from the May River in Beaufort County, South Carolina. Now operating on county-owned land in the historic Old Town section of Bluffton, the oyster company's... Read more

For more than five decades, North of Highland Camping Area's 237 pine-shaded campsites have offered one of the few ways a family could stay at the Cape Cod National Seashore at reasonable cost. A few years back, Steve Currier, the camp's owner, began to... Read more

Located in a flagship unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, the Fleming Plantation was one of the region's largest and most productive sugar plantations in the 19th century. Today, TPL is helping, these 3,600 acres of magnificent... Read more

Since 1999, The Trust for Public Land has protected natural and historic places on the islands of St. John, St. Croix and St. Thomas. TPL works with landowners, local leaders and the National Park Service to protect some of the islands' most significant... Read more

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