Portland’s park referendum was close last month, but one thing was beyond dispute. City residents treasure their parks and open spaces, even when they disagree on how they should be managed. This week, there were two developments that show that City Hall... Read more
The Trust for Public Land’s Vision and GIS service uses cutting-edge research and innovative mapping techniques to create parks, protect open space, and deliver community-driven conservation plans.
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Across Hawai‘i, tens of thousands of acres are for sale. This includes productive agricultural acreage and rare wilderness land, for which development proposals can prompt public controversy and costly litigation. These landscapes hold mo‘olelo (... Read more
The Trust for Public Land and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs are now working on a greenprint plan to balance development with conservation based on a scientifically sound planning.
The Greenprint is a discussion with the residents of Garfield County to identify what they value about living here and what they feel is worth protecting for future generations.
The Greenprint is a discussion with the residents of Garfield County to identify what they value about living here and what they feel is worth protecting for our future (summary of full report).
Stretching 30 miles from Ka’ena Point in the west to Kahuku Point in the east, the North Shore is a place of extraordinary natural beauty. Known throughout Oahu as “the country,” the North Shore is home to 60,000 acres of undeveloped and unprotected land—... Read more
People who make Garfield County their home enjoy its quality of life—working ranches and farms, clean rivers and streams, small towns, scenic views, and world-class recreation opportunities. Working lands and access to open spaces not only enhance the... Read more
The Central Texas Greenprint is helping counties protect their most valued resources with a plan that reflects residents’ specific needs—while taking into account the larger region.