Clean water protection

The Lower Meramec River Basin was identified as an ideal location for a pilot project to demonstrate how forestland protection and management in watersheds can protect drinking water supplies.

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.

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.

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.

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 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

The 775-acre Wye Mountain headwaters property lies along the north shore of Lake Maumelle and is under imminent threat of development.

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.

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.

The 3,000-acre Webber Lake property is a look back in time.

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