Clean water protection
Staten Island nature lovers can rejoice. Officials on Thursday announced the approval of a conservation easement that will preserve an additional 51 acres of Pouch Camp, the beloved Boy Scouts of America grounds in the heart of the Greenbelt.
For years, local conservationists have been trying to protect the open space in Scott County known as Blakeley Bluffs. This 128-acre area with large swaths of forest and blufflands with stunning views also borders the Minnesota River—a major tributary of... Read more
Montana's Haskill Basin provides nearly 75 percent of the water supply for the town of Whitefish, located near Glacier National Park. The basin's working forest has been harvested by F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Company for a hundred years, supporting a... Read more
Located near the growing recreational hubs of Carrabassett Valley, Rangeley, and Kingfield, Orbeton Stream’s nearly 6,000 acres comprise a significant part of Maine’s working forests. Protecting the property with a conservation easement will ensure a... Read more
The city of Prior Lake is a growing: its population has doubled over the last 20 years. As the city expands, so does the pressure to develop remaining open space. When development from new highway construction threatened Pike Lake, a haven for wildlife,... Read more
The 113 acres known as the Primrose Farm Estates are part of the watershed between Primrose Brook and the Passaic River-important to water quality in New Jersey's Harding Township, and beyond. For years, conservationists tried to protect the property... Read more
Less than an hour from the bustle of downtown Boston, a forest hideaway provides a peaceful refuge for foxes, otters, songbirds—and people.
A summer-camp spot since the 1930s, the 286-acre property is known as East Boston Camps. In 2005, The Trust... Read more