Clean water protection
The Trust for Public Land, Toms River Township and Ocean County announced today the permanent protection of the 58-acre former Camp Albocondo property along the Toms River, north of Winding River Park. This future parkland will protect water quality and... Read more
A record $13 billion for land conservation was approved by voters across America Tuesday, including large statewide measures in Florida, New Jersey, and California, The Trust for Public Land announced today.
"Tuesday was a remarkable day for land... Read more
Heritage Park was open to the public in May after years of remediation and on Monday it was officially unveiled as a new recreation area.
Stakeholders from New Hampshire’s outdoor, forestry and conservation community met with U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte for a roundtable discussion last week.
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 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