Clean water protection
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Less than an hour from the bustle of downtown Boston, a forest hideaway provides a peaceful refuge for foxes, otters, songbirds—and people.
Coastal communities in New Jersey contain some of the most beautiful, environmentally significant, and economically important natural areas in America.