Clean water protection

The headwaters region of the Upper St. Croix River in northern Wisconsin is among the most beautiful wild places in the Midwest. But opportunities to protect recreational, scenic, and wildlife resources in this area are scarce, as much of the land is... Read more

Officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Trust for Public Land were on Staten Island this week to bring attention to the importance of preserving wetlands.

In the suburbs of Portland, Maine, residents of Cumberland and North Yarmouth use Knight's Pond and Blueberry Hill for outdoor recreation year-round. In winter, people flock to the property for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, snowmobiling, and... Read more

In New Hampshire, conservationists of all kinds are celebrating the resolution of a six-year effort to safeguard the forests and streams of the vast Androscoggin Headwaters. The agreement with... Read more

In June of 2012, representatives from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic and the Trust for Public Land went to the Stonington Board of Finance asking it to recommended the town borrow $1.5 million to help it buy a portion of the historic... Read more

Fifteen years. That's how long it took to save the last major stretch of unprotected coastal forest in southern New England from developers' bulldozers. The battle to protect the rocky, 1,000-acre woodland known as "The Preserve" began in 1999. It is... Read more

The completion of the third largest conservation project in the state's history was celebrated Thursday in a ceremony at Umbagog Lake State Park.

The completion of the third largest conservation project in New Hampshire history will be celebrated today in the North Country. The newly conserved land is called the Androscoggin River Headwaters. It covers about 31,300 acres clustered around Errol.

A conservation project intended to protect local jobs, including those in the timber and recreation industries, has been completed in the Androscoggin River headwaters, The Trust for Public Land and several partners announced today.

The last step... Read more

The Ocean County Freeholders recently agreed to join Toms River Township in a joint purchase of the former Camp Albocondo site, located off Route 571, Mayor Thomas F. Kelaher said. The Trust for Public Land paid $4.1 million for the 58-acre tract of land a... Read more

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