Conservation Finance

The Land and Water Conservation Fund Coalition today praised bipartisan action taken by the U.S. Senate to provide dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Today Governor Chris Christie signed into law three appropriations bills for the Green Acres Program. These bills had passed the Senate and Assembly earlier this summer with unanimous bi-partisan support and they will continue New Jersey's tremendous legacy of preserving open space.

Survey shows voters see Maine’s environment as the foundation for the state’s economy − at a time when public funding for conservation is reaching historic lows and when Maine is at risk of losing tens of millions of dollars in state and federal conservation funding.

The reauthorization of the Federal Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) provides an opportunity to build on the experiences of communities that have sought to integrate open space protection and transportation policy.

Massachusett's Community Preservation Program is about maintaining quality of life in our municipalities by empowering cities and towns to preserve what is important to their individual character. This report provides the kind of information communities need to evaluate alternative futures.

The Trust for Public Land today praised a bill introduced by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) that would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

For several years The Trust for Public Land has been building on earlier efforts to protect this key recreation destination in the Ottawa National Forest. In 2014 we helped protect an additional 175 acres to complete the conservation effort in the watershed, ensuring access to the river, lake, and the North Country National Scenic Trail, t

A 60-acre gem located in Lake Vermilion's Wolf Bay, Wolf Island is a place of legend and lore, with historical ties to both Native Americans and Voyageurs.

Wye Mountain headwaters on Lake Maumelle's north shore are under threat of development and TPL is helping the state of Arkansas acquire funding to protect this water source.

In 2009, The Trust for Public Land completed its first conservation acquisition on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the 88.5-acre Santos Farm in Milford Township, Pike County.