Clean water protection

From the 1800s until the early 20th century, the Plimpton family grew fruit and vegetables and raised livestock on their 320-acre farm. In partnership with the Town of Sturbridge, Opacum Land Trust, the... Read more

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

"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

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

Conservationists in Toms River Township had long tried to protect Camp Albocondo-a former private campground on the banks of the Toms River, which flows to Barnegat Bay. When a residential subdivision was proposed for the site in 2010, The Trust for Public... Read more

 

To help cities better manage stormwater, The Trust for Public Land incorporates green infrastructure solutions into many of our parks and playgrounds. These "greening" practices can be anything that helps absorb, delay, and treat stormwater, like... Read more

More than two dozen NGOs including conservation and outdoor recreation organizations announced their endorsement today for the Urban Water Federal Partnership, a collaboration of 14 federal agencies that aims to boost local economies and create jobs by... Read more

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

Pages: