Clean water protection

For more than a century, the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, Massachusetts, owned much of the 1,600-acre forest that forms the northeastern backdrop of the town. Besides being a key resource for outdoor... Read more

Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) and The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit land conservation organization, have reached an agreement for the potential sale of the... Read more

Today is World Water Day, and conservationists around the world are meeting up at creeks, beaches, and river banks to voice their support for clean water for all.

For those of you stuck at your desk... Read more

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

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