Clean water protection

The majestic Sierra Buttes are a dramatic backdrop to the Northern Sierra's "Lakes Basin." Few people realize that this apparently pristine landscape was once actively mined as part of the Sierra Mother Lode. This has left the land in a fragmented... Read more

The Wenatchee Foothills are the visual and recreational anchor for a distinctly livable, beautiful, and growing community. They provide close to home recreational opportunities for the 75,000 people living in the Wenatchee Metropolitan Area. With their... Read more

In late 2008, TPL worked with the Triangle Land Conservancy to purchase Riverwalk, permanently protected a 329-acre property at the juncture of the Neuse River and Marks Creek. This unspoiled rural area which was deemed a "Last Chance Landscape" by Scenic... Read more

In early 2011, The Trust for Public Land conserved a large, forested wetlands property along a half-mile of Ayers Creek, a popular canoeing and kayaking destination. The property, a priority for local conservation efforts, is within the 4,000-acre Holly... Read more

The scenic Vallecitos High Country Ranch offers dramatic views and a rich, healthy habitat. But at 11,655 acres, this key property in the Rio Vallecitos watershed is at high risk of development. TPL and our partners are working to protect this area,... Read more

Pleasure House Point, a 122-acre waterfront parcel at Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach had been eyed by residents, conservationists, real estate developers, and local officials for years. With a mile of frontage on Pleasure House Creek and the Lynnhaven... Read more

The 775-acre Wye Mountain headwaters property lies along the north shore of Lake Maumelle and is under imminent threat of development. In response to the State of Arkansas's request for assistance in protecting this critical watershed land, TPL is seeking... Read more

The 3,000-acre Webber Lake property is a look back in time. The land, nestled between Perazzo Meadows and the Jackson Meadow Reservoir, hosts a pristine montane... Read more

Morgan Ranch is a private homestead dating back to the gold-rush era of the late 1800s. It sits at the heart of the Frank Church—River of Return Wilderness, the second-largest protected wilderness in the continental United States. Along with the adjacent... Read more

The Trust for Public Land worked with the Madison Land
Conservation Trust (MLCT) to purchase and permanately protect 77 acres of open space in North
Madison, the former Summer Hill Road homestead of the
Bauermeister family, which... Read more

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