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.
TPL helped South Brother Island is a natural habitat for herons and other water birds between the South Bronx, Queens, and Riker's and Randall's Islands, which joined North Brother as a sanctuary run by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Located on the southeastern shore of the island, the 1400-acree Castle Nugent Farms is the largest privately held property in the Virgin Islands
The Trust for Public Land partners with rapidly developing communities in southeastern New Hampshire to protect vital natural resources, wetlands, watersheds, farms, and forests.
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.