Conservation easements

The Trust for Public Land, the U.S. Forest Service, the Idaho Department of Lands, and the Stimson Lumber Company today announced they have permanently protected 6,847 acres of forestland in northern Idaho. The land will remain in active timber production... Read more

More than 2,000 acres of the Sawtooth Mountain Ranch surround tributaries of the Uncompahgre River—which supplies drinking water to more than 76,000 people. The ranch provides key habitat for big game species including elk, mule deer and also provides... Read more

More than 150 years of Colorado ranching history has been permanently protected announced The Trust for Public Land and the Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) today.

Located along U.S. Highway 50... Read more

Robie Farm in Piermont, New Hampshire, is a multigenerational family farm supplying milk, cheese, and meats to more than 50 restaurants and markets in New England. The 150-acre farm is a community icon and a vital link in the local food economy.

We... Read more

The Trust for Public Land today announced the permanent conservation of over 2,962 acres of prime farmland in the Sacramento River floodplain.

The land, known as River Ranch, is in the Elkhorn Basin, near the Sacramento River in Yolo County. The... Read more

In the early 1970s, Bill and Rose Abbott started donating produce from Elmwood Farm in Hopkinton to hungry families in Worcester County. Over time, their work to increase access to fresh produce evolved into the Community Harvest Project, which in 2012... Read more


A 3,600-acre forested reserve created in the mountains of O'ahu. A Mississippi River overlook preserved in Minnesota... Read more

The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities today announced the release of the National Conservation Easement Database (, the first resource to offer detailed information on... Read more

Glen Helen Preserve is a much-beloved natural resource for Antioch College, and for the village of Yellow Springs, Ohio. A recreational destination and an environmental education hot spot, Glen Helen's 1,000 acres contain important habitat and water... Read more

Camp Conowingo in Cecil County had been a well-loved destination for countless Maryland girl scouts when financial pressure forced the scouting organization to consider selling the land-a concern for generations of residents who cherished fond memories of... Read more