Clean water protection
Local, state and national agencies are teaming up to protect 1,600 acres of local forestland. This spring, the nationwide nonprofit Trust for Public Land inked a purchase agreement with the Northfield Mount Hermon School, which owns the large, hilly forest... 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
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.
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
Headwaters Ranch is one of largest undeveloped properties in Lake County. Situated near the Top of the Rockies National Scenic and Historic Byway, the ranch offers stunning panoramic views of the Arkansas River Valley and some of Colorado’s iconic 14,000-... Read more
Today The Trust for Public Land announced the acquisition of 260 acres of Francisco Farm, helping the Sussex County community save a local treasure from the threat of large-scale development.
Francisco Farm, also known as the Beazer Homes... Read more