The Lower Meramec River Basin was identified as an ideal location for a pilot project to demonstrate how forestland protection and management in watersheds can protect drinking water supplies.

The Wenatchee Foothills are the visual and recreational anchor for a distinctly livable, beautiful, and growing community. They provide close to home recreational opportunities for the 75,000 people living in the Wenatchee Metropolitan Area. With their... Read more

A park deficits and opportunities assessment in Santa Ana, California, the country's eighth-most densely populated city.

The North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Greenpoint have miles of waterfront on both the East River and Newtown Creek, but unlike Manhattan residents across the way, the 160,000 residents of these communities had limited public access to the... Read more

In response to the growing threat of development in the scenic Litchfield Hills, TPL partnered with the Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) to create The Litchfield Hills Greenprint Program. The Greenprint utilizes the latest mapping technology to identify... Read more

The Stemilt-Squilchuck Watershed lies southwest of Wenatchee in the beautiful Cascade foothills. In 2007, 2,580 acres in the heart of the watershed were to be sold to a developer specializing in high-end resorts. To save this landscape, The Trust for... Read more

Integrating the full set of services The Trust for Public Land offers, the Maine CommunityScape Initiative is working to break down barriers that have traditionally kept neighboring towns and cities from working together to protect and enhance the state's... Read more

Between March 2007 and June 2009, twelve Penobscot Valley communities collaborated to address land use and conservation on a regional scale. The Communities worked together under the leadership of The Trust for Public Land, the Penobscot Valley Council of... Read more

In early 2000s, Deschutes County was one of the most rapidly growing counties in the state. Beautiful scenery, accessible recreation, and abundant wildlife attracted people and business, transforming the local economy, and threatening the very qualities... Read more