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.
Dan Fischer, longtime landowner, had wanted to protect... Read more
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.
The Trust for Public Land helped acquire... Read more
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. The Trust for Public Land worked with citizens and community leaders to create the Mountains to Sound Greenway, which helped... Read more
Located just ten miles northeast of Gunnison, Fossil Ridge is completely surrounded by the Gunnison National Forest. Butch and Judy Clark purchased 960 acres here in the 1970s and have always allowed the community to use their property for hiking, hunting... Read more
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. The Red Cliffs National... Read more
Imagine: The year is 1922 and you’re a locomotive engineer on the Great Northern Railroad with a hankering for moonshine. (Just go with it.)... Read more
The Brainerd Lakes Area is one of Minnesota's most rapidly growing regions and a popular destination for many types of outdoor recreation. The Potlatch Corporation owned roughly 2,000 acres in Crow Wing County, northeast of Brainerd, with nearly three... Read more