Community forests

These 171,000 acres at the northern tip of the state encompass almost the entire watershed of four lakes that form the Connecticut River's headwaters. In 2001, TPL agreed to buy the property from International Paper Company, and over the next two years,... Read more

Located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, Virginia's George Washington National Forest protects wildlife habitat and offers spectacular scenery. In 2001, TPL purchased a 167-acre property near the popular Wolf Gap Recreation Area, which includes... Read more

Chisolm Plantation includes nearly 3,500 acres of marshland and 550 upland acres of hardwood, palm and pine forests, hundreds of acres of freshwater wetlands and several undeveloped marsh islands. These natural resources create essential habitat for... Read more

Louisiana has lost tens of thousands of acres of coastal wetlands in the past half-century, and faces the loss of more coastal wetlands because of sea level increases caused by climate change. The loss of coastal wetlands also hurts the state's protection... Read more

In the 1940s, tens of thousands of acres of forest in Louisiana's Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley were clear cut and converted to cotton and other crops. In 2003 we began to purchase and restore 11,000-acres of the property as an addition that connects... Read more

In an effort to protect two glacial lakes, TPL successfully acquired and conveyed to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest the 609-acre wooded Canthook and Steelhead Lakes property. The property is located 1.5 miles north of the Rainbow Lakes Wilderness... Read more

Totally surrounded by the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, this 80-acre Bayfield County property was one of the few remaining privately held lands within the national forest. This property includes a mature stand of northern hardwood forest. Parcels... Read more

The serenity of this pristine mountain lake captured the attention of Charles Lindbergh after his famous solo trans-Atlantic flight of 1927. Just 60 miles from Missoula to the south and Glacier National Park to the north, Lindbergh Lake offers visitors awe... Read more

To stave off a planned development, TPL helped add this 2,900-acre property to the Green Mountain National Forest. The protection of this land, known as Dover Hill, creates a contiguous protected block of more than 4,300 acres.

A Four-State Watershed at the Heart of New England
The 410-mile Connecticut River is New England's largest river, draining a 7.2 million-acre watershed that supports fisheries, farmlands, forests, and fresh water in four states:... Read more

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