Conservation funding

This report examines how Land and Water Conservation Fund investments in Forest Service land acquisitions have strengthened six unique communities across the country by assisting locally-initiated forest protection efforts in California, New Hampshire,... Read more

The Trust for Public Land conducted an economic analysis of the return on New Hampshire’s investment in land conservation through a variety of state programs that funded land acquisition statewide, and found that every $1 invested in land conservation... Read more

A new report reveals the best attributes for successful statewide conservation programs. Among the ideal characteristics of a state conservation program are creating the program through a constitutional amendment, ensuring monies are directed to a... Read more

Recommendations for State Conservation Programs

This report highlights some state programs that are catalysts of conservation, leading local governments and a network of other partners to protect our land and water resources and make... Read more

The Trust for Public Land today issued the following statement after the release of President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, which includes $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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The Trust for Public Land conducted research summarizing and quantifying the economic benefits to local communities of Keystone Fund investments in Pennsylvania. (Full report.)

The Trust for Public Land conducted research summarizing and quantifying the economic benefits to local communities of Keystone Fund investments in Pennsylvania. (Executive summary of full report.)

Federal transportation programs will continue to have a tremendous impact on the character of communities in the 21st century.  The reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) provides an opportunity to build on the... Read more

The Trust for Public Land partnered with the Quinault Indian Nation to develop a comprehensive conservation strategy that includes Greenprinting, funding strategies, real estate training, and landowner outreach.

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