Coastal lands

In September 2007, The Trust for Public Land purchased and permanently protected the majority of a 419-acre site known as Estate Maho Bay, located in the heart of St. John.

In 1999, The Trust for Public Land protected Gibney Beach in Hawksnest Bay, ranked by Islands Magazine as one of the ten most beautiful beaches in the world.

Since 1999, The Trust for Public Land has protected natural and historic places on the islands of St. John, St. Croix and St. Thomas in the U.S.Virgin Islands.

On the island of St. Croix, TPL has protected 120 acres that have become part of the Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve.

Norman Yeon purchased 110 acres at Sunset Beach on the Oregon coast in 1962. He left it to The Trust for Public Land when he died, ensuring that it would remain protected and open to the public forever.

Preserving the North of Highland Camping Area in Truro, Massachusetts, was a priority for the late Senator Edward Kennedy, D-Mass, who led efforts to secure federal Land and Water Conservation Fund funding for the campground which allows public access to Cape Cod Seashore.

The Trust for Public Land helped the Hurd family conserve their working land straddling the Taylor River in Hampton and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire for farmland and open space, while also protecting coastal land, and preserving a portion of Hampton's agricultural history.

TPL is working to protect the Nantachie-Saline Restoration Area in Louisiana's Kisatchie National Forest, which features wetlands and riparian areas important to wildlife, calcareous prairies, longleaf pine forests.

The Trust for Public Land is working to secure funding towards the phased acquisition of this historic plantation so it can be included into the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park, permanently protecting this large environmentally and historically important property.

TPL helped add part of Brazilier Island in Lake Pontchartrain to Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana-located 15 minutes northeast of New Orleans' French Quarter.