Clean water protection

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

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

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.

Whether racing toy cars or dressing up dolls, kids have a keen eye for the world in miniature. In New York City, The Trust for Public Land is making use of that flair for the small-scale to show students how their own school playgrounds can help improve... Read more

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