Clean water protection
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
The Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, through the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Family Foundation, donated $25,000 to “The Preserve,” a swath of 1,000 acres of coastal forest along the towns of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook.
The town has been at work constructing Salt Meadow Park since 2011 and after a brutal winter and cold spring, officials announced this week that it’s expected to open in September.
Local, state and national agencies are teaming up to protect 1,600 acres of local forestland. This spring, the nationwide nonprofit Trust for Public Land inked a purchase agreement with the Northfield Mount Hermon School, which owns the large, hilly forest... Read more