Clean water protection

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

The city of Prior Lake is a growing: its population has doubled over the last 20 years. As the city expands, so does the pressure to develop remaining open space. When development from new highway construction threatened Pike Lake, a haven for wildlife,... Read more

The 113 acres known as the Primrose Farm Estates are part of the watershed between Primrose Brook and the Passaic River-important to water quality in New Jersey's Harding Township, and beyond. For years, conservationists tried to protect the property... Read more

Less than an hour from the bustle of downtown Boston, a forest hideaway provides a peaceful refuge for foxes, otters, songbirds—and people.

A summer-camp spot since the 1930s, the 286-acre property is known as East Boston Camps. In 2005, The Trust... Read more

 

Coastal communities in New Jersey contain some of the most beautiful, environmentally significant, and economically important natural areas in America. They're also now among the most vulnerable,... Read more

Map of completed projects in New Jersey, updated 2012.

The Brainerd Lakes Area is one of Minnesota's most rapidly growing regions and a popular destination for many types of outdoor recreation. The Potlatch Corporation owned roughly 2,000 acres in Crow Wing County, northeast of Brainerd, with nearly three... Read more

The scenic Deerfield River and its surroundings are a popular recreation destination in Readsboro, attracting kayakers, hunters, fishermen, and wildlife watchers. The conifer and hardwood forest is home to black bear, moose, deer, wild turkey, and other... Read more

In October 2011, The Trust for Public Land and the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust protected 1,081 acres on Gardner Mountain, an area that boasts some of the most important wildlife habitat in New Hampshire.... Read more

In The Century Plan, The Trust for Public Land identified the protection of Westecunk Creek, an important Barnegat Bay tributary, as vital to the health of this vast New Jersey watershed. In... Read more

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