North America's highest peak rises 20,310 feet above forests of spruce and aspen, a snow-shrouded behemoth that has always defied description. Trying his best in 1906, naturalist Charles Sheldon said that nothing he wrote "could convey any suggestion of it... Read more
Say you're out exploring in your favorite national park—skirting the base of a rock formation in Joshua Tree, or making your way to the windswept coast at Acadia.
The protection of 40 acres that will preserve the natural beauty of the main entrance of Chiricahua National Monument has been successfully completed, The Trust for Public Land announced today.
The Chiricahua National Monument is known for its hiking trails and spectacular vertical rock formations. Sharp-eyed visitors may also spot a variety of species of wildlife in this diverse desert landscape.
This report examines how Land and Water Conservation Fund investments in Forest Service land acquisitions have strengthened six unique communities across the country by assisting locally-initiated forest protection efforts in California, New Hampshire,... Read more
After a twelve-year effort, 1,145 acres of pristine forestland are now part of Uncompahgre National Forest in Ophir Valley—forever protecting wildlife habitat, water quality, and an unbroken landscape for the public to hike and explore, The Trust for... Read more
In the 1990s, population in the Seattle area increased dramatically and the I-90 corridor was targeted for extensive development.
Located just ten miles northeast of Gunnison, Fossil Ridge is completely surrounded by the Gunnison National Forest.
As the Caribbean tourist season hits its peak, one of its best beaches has been protected from development, The Trust for Public Land announced today.
In Utah's southwest corner, the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert converge in a unique desert environment home to endangered species like the Mojave desert tortoise and native plants that grow nowhere else on Earth.