Greenways

In October, 2006 The Trust for Public Land protected 318 waterfront acres along the Patuxent River, just 12 miles from Washington, D.C. This property, once under contract for development, was the largest single parcel still available for conservation on... Read more

A public/private collaboration between The Trust for Public Land, the Triangle Land Conservancy, and Wake County, the Initiative is creating greenways and recreation opportunities for local residents and helping to permanently protect over 7,000 acres... Read more

The Carolina Thread Trail (CTT) is a network of trails and greenways that will eventually connect 15 counties and 2.3 million citizens in North and South Carolina, linking people, places, cities, towns and attractions. The CTT will be a catalyst for... Read more

Creating safe places to play is important to a healthy community, and necessary to curb the epidemic of obesity, particularly in children. Florida’s trails and greenways play a key role in providing venues for exercise and recreation. In Florida and across... Read more

In April of 2001, Voorhees Township, acquired a 49-acre former asphalt plant with plans to turn the majority of the property into an expansive "great lawn" for public use. The site, which also contains the headwaters of the Cooper River and a 12-acre... Read more

Longtime residents of Camden County remember summer days at Lake Worth-a private bathing beach from the 1920s to 1989. Once popular destination for swimming, picnicking, and fishing, the lake was drained and the park had fallen into disrepair. In the... Read more

The Metedeconk River, which flows from forested wetlands through densely populated communities, provides drinking water to 100,000 people in eastern New Jersey. In the small town of Howell, a housing development was proposed on 60 acres of forest and... Read more

Nearly two centuries ago, Lewis and Clark left for their historic adventure westward from the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers north of St. Louis. In advance of celebrating the bicentennial of this journey and the centennial anniversary of... Read more

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