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 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.

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

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.

In yet another partnership with the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, TPL helped conserve the last remaining unprotected tract on Mirror Lake, located just 20 miles west of Chequamegon Bay in Lake Superior.

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

In 2001, TPL worked with the town of Greenburg, Westchester County, and the Open Space Institute to protect the 44.7-acre Glenville Woods as a nature preserve, maintained by the town. With an existing network of trails, the property made an ideal site for... Read more

Louisiana has lost 1.3 million acres of coastal wetlands in the past 80 years, and continues to lose 10,000 acres per year.

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.

Owned for many years by the Stanley Tool Company, this land once supplied timber for the manufacture of handles for hammers, axes, and other hand tools.

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