Once targeted for development of a large resort and two golf courses, more than 500 acres have been purchased to date by TPL in a multi-year effort to establish the San Miguel Natural Reserve for protection by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In 2003, TPL helped the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and the Seacoast Land Trust purchase the Sagamore Creek Headwaters for permanent use as open space.
The Trust for Public Land partners with rapidly developing communities in southeastern New Hampshire to protect vital natural resources, wetlands, watersheds, farms, and forests.
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