Clean water protection

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

Robie Farm in Piermont, New Hampshire, is a multigenerational family farm supplying milk, cheese, and meats to more than 50 restaurants and markets in New England. The 150-acre farm is a community icon and a vital link in the local food economy.

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Nearly 700 acres of new public land south of the Twin Cities will be available for hunting, bird watching and other recreation as a new wildlife management area emerges and another grows, according to The Trust for Public Land and... Read more

The Trust for Public Land has added a 20-acre Soque River property in Habersham County, Georgia, to the Chattahoochee National Forest. The property fronts the Soque River, a popular cold water stream... Read more

This summer we have teamed up with PRO Outfitters to offer you an unforgettable fly fishing adventure with The Trust for Public Land President, Will Rogers, on the North Fork of the Blackfoot River. From our home... Read more

For years, local conservationists have been trying to protect the open space in Scott County known as Blakeley Bluffs. This 128-acre area with large swaths of forest and blufflands with stunning views also borders the Minnesota River—a major tributary of... Read more

Montana's Haskill Basin provides nearly 75 percent of the water supply for the town of Whitefish, located near Glacier National Park. The basin's working forest has been harvested by F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Company for a hundred years, supporting a... Read more

Located near the growing recreational hubs of Carrabassett Valley, Rangeley, and Kingfield, Orbeton Stream’s nearly 6,000 acres comprise a significant part of Maine’s working forests. Protecting the property with a conservation easement will ensure a... Read more

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