Clean water protection
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.
This report examines how Land and Water Conservation Fund investments in Forest Service land acquisitions have strengthened six unique communities across the country by assisting locally-initiated forest protection efforts in California, New Hampshire,... 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.
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