Clean water protection
Voters came out in droves for Tuesday’s $3 million appropriation referendum to purchase 930 acres of the long-embattled 1,000 acre Preserve property. In all, 2244 votes were cast, including 98 absentee ballots. Town officials agreed that it was likely a... Read more
After a twelve-year effort, 1,145 acres of pristine forestland are now part of Uncompahgre National Forest in Ophir Valley—forever protecting wildlife habitat, water quality, and an unbroken landscape for the public to hike and explore, The Trust for... Read more
The overgrown Coogan Farm dates to the 17th century and is a keystone parcel between Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport and the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center property once eyed for development, but some locals had a different idea.
A $4.5 million deal has saved 293 acres in Jackson to become a township park and wildlife area, plus it benefits water quality in Ocean County — and many miles downstream in Barnegat Bay, state environmental officials said Thursday.
Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Superintendent Dr. William Hite and The Trust for Public Land made two announcements today regarding the City's efforts to green schoolyards and recreation centers. Construction is nearly complete on a new schoolyard at... Read more
Recently, cities along the Chattahoochee River have embraced their riverfronts as a focus for redevelopment. Now they are joining The Trust for Public Land to create a paddling trail along a beautiful, 52-mile stretch of the river—establishing it as a... Read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today officially opened a new three acre waterfront park located along the Kill Van Kull on the North Shore of Staten Island. Heritage Park, located at the former Blissenbach Marina site offers dramatic views of the iconic Bayonne... Read more
There was no ribbon to cut because there was no permanent sign to stand in front of and a thunderstorm was in the area. However, many of the people responsible for saving the 265 acres known as Francisco Farm from the developer’s bulldozers celebrated... Read more
The last large tract of unprotected coastal forest between Boston and New York lies near the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound and is the subject of an $8 million deal by the state, several towns and a land trust seeking to preserve the 1,000 acres... Read more
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a plan for the state to partner with local communities to purchase The Preserve in Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook.