Clean water protection
What would you do if an approved development in your town threatened to overwhelm the scenic landscape of a much-loved local farm with offices, stores, and 590 residences? That’s the crisis that faced rural Andover Borough in Sussex County several years... Read more
At a ceremony held yesterday at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its sixth annual Conservation Leadership Awards. The awards recognize outstanding support for the conservation of Minnesota... Read more
In the 1990s, population in the Seattle area increased dramatically and the I-90 corridor was targeted for extensive development. The Trust for Public Land worked with citizens and community leaders to create the Mountains to Sound Greenway, which helped... Read more
Through the New Jersey Trust for Public Land, the Ocean County Natural Lands Trust and the Pinelands Commission have brokered a deal to purchase 195 acres in the Barnegat Bay watershed in Jackson, Manchester and Toms River townships that includes 1,500... Read more
Open-space preservation groups are celebrating the imminent completion of a $7.5 million deal to conserve 1,800 acres in Jackson Township, one of the fastest-growing areas of New Jersey. The area is in the Pinelands and encompasses the headwaters of the... Read more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Port Authority has approved an additional $30 million investment in the Hudson-Raritan Estuary Resource Program (HRERP) for New York State as part of an environmental and sustainability initiative.