In Texas, the nation's "Third Coast" stretches 367 miles from Louisiana to Mexico and includes the state's rarest environments. Along the coast are ancient hardwood forests; coastal prairies, barrier islands, bays and wetlands; and bayous that reach deep... Read more

Deschutes County is one of the nation's fastest-growing counties. With no comprehensive countywide plan prioritizing the lands for conservation and recreation, the outstanding quality of life attracting entrepreneurs and new residents to the region was... Read more

In ancient times, the Waimea Valley belonged to the kahuna (priestly class of Hawaiians). In 2006, The Trust for Public Land helped the Office of Hawaiian Affairs reacquire the 1,875 acre valley, one of the last intact ahupua'a (traditional mountain to sea... Read more

This report serves as a guide to the open space needs of the Austin/Travis County area today and in the future.

This is a summary of a longer report that explores the changing nature of agricultural production in the Okanogan Valley
and the complementary roles of agricultural land preservation and land conservation.

KENT, CT: Six properties on Skiff Mountain in northwest Connecticut will be permanently protected from development, The Trust for Public Land announced today. Combined, the properties total 705 acres and all are now protected from future development... Read more

The Penobscot Valley Community Greenprint is a project led by The Trust for Public Land, Bangor Land Trust, Eastern Maine Development Corporation, and Penobscot Valley Council of Governments. The report identifies the characteristics of this rich gateway... Read more

Chambers County is experiencing new opportunities as development and economic growth march steadily east from Harris County. These changes bring jobs, income, housing, and improved infrastructure. Yet without planning for growth, these same opportunities... Read more

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the Okanogan Valley Land Council, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Northwest, and local landowners, works to sustain the ranching economy and conserve important natural areas and... Read more

Maine's Penobscot Valley has a challenge: how can it continue to grow while maintaining the sense of place and quality of life that its people cherish?