Clean water protection
It’s early—very early—and the low morning light is just beginning to pass through the dense foliage overhead. You can’t hear much above the chatter of the stream over stone, just the wind, when it picks up, and the occasional birdcall. Your hands are numb... Read more
The recently announced Orbeton Stream project that conserves 5,774 acres in Madrid Township represents a victory for Maine on many levels. The forests and waters of these slopes foster the region’s core fish and wildlife populations and essential stands of... Read more
According to a post by Aneglina Horn, a report by The Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence in partnership with the San Francisco Parks Alliance places of the value of the San Francisco park system just shy of $1 billion.
"Allemansrätt" is the Swedish philosophy of the right of public access to land and the implicit responsibility to protect and conserve it. Allemansrätt Wilderness Park in Lindstrom, northeast of St. Paul, occupies more than 90 acres of woodland and wetland... Read more
The Murray Farm is one of the last working farms in Bridgewater. The family ran a dairy farm here in the early 1900s—J.H. Murray was known as the "Midnight Milkman" for his late-night milk deliveries. Today the land is owned by descendants of the original... Read more
A 5,774-acre forested property in Franklin County has been permanently protected through The Trust for Public Land, a national land conservation group with one of its 30 offices located in Portland.
A recently approved $1.1 million state grant will go a long way toward protecting 1,650 acres of local forestland and watershed. This spring, nationwide nonprofit conservation group the Trust for Public Land entered a purchase agreement with property owner... Read more
One of the largest undeveloped Mississippi River properties in the Twin Cities region has been protected as a new conservation area, the City of Elk River and The Trust for Public Land announced today. Protection of the land has been a priority for the... Read more
The Trust for Public Land is purchasing a 2,085-acre parcel of land in Duxbury which will be given to the state to be added to the Camel's Hump State Forest.