Clean water protection
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
The completion of the third largest conservation project in the state's history was celebrated Thursday in a ceremony at Umbagog Lake State Park.
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
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.