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

The small town of Errol, N.H., created a Community Forest in 2005, and a new study shows that the town-owned and managed forest, called 13 Mile Woods Community Forest, contributes... Read more

The protection of land and water in western Montana's Haskill basin is the nation's top-ranked working forest conservation project for the U.S. Forest Service, The Trust for Public Land announced today... 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

Today The Trust for Public Land announced a significant purchase of land to help protect the Toms River Corridor. The 195 acres, which are part of the Barnegat Bay watershed, will provide both residents and visitors to the Jersey Shore with a nearby place... Read more

Florida's Water and Land Legacy announced today that the Water and Land Conservation constitutional amendment has surpassed the statewide signature requirement to be placed on the November 2014 ballot. To... Read more

In the 1940s, Walter and Florence Koester bought a large parcel of land outside of Northfield, Minnesota. For decades, their family used the land for grazing, hunting, hiking, and wildlife viewing. Their farming practices helped preserve much of the native... Read more

The Hood Canal is a unique natural waterway stretching for more than 50 miles through some of Puget Sound's most pristine forestlands. More than 50,000 acres around this waterway are under development pressure, threatening the economic and environmental... Read more

The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world. More than 2 million visitors walk a portion of the trail each year and thousands of volunteers help to maintain it. Development within and near the narrow trailcorridor... Read more

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