Conservation Finance

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.

TPL's partnership with the City of Burlington began in 1991, when TPL helped the city purchase 45 acres of land on Lake Champlain from the Central Vermont Railway.

With funding from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, TPL preserved nearly 4,000 acres of valuable habitat within the Ouachita National Forest. TPL worked with nonprofit partners to build grassroots support for the acquisition.

In 1995, TPL helped the city of Montpelier acquire 152 acres as an addition to the city's North Branch Recreation area, which includes a network of trails, parks, and open lands.

Located in central Louisiana, the Kisatchie National Forest is a sportsperson's paradise, with an estimated 706,262 annual visitors. Within the forest lies the Nantachie-Saline Restoration Area, a 20,000-acre privately owned inholding that The Trust for... 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.

The Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was established in 1997 to conserve native plant, animals, and habitat throughout the four-state Connecticut River watershed.

A Four-State Watershed at the Heart of New England

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 Trust for Public Land, working with its lobbying and campaign affiliate known as The Conservation Campaign (TCC) assists community leaders and citizen groups with campaigns to win voter approval of... Read more