Conservation Vision and GIS

Across Hawai‘i, tens of thousands of acres are for sale. This includes productive agricultural acreage and rare wilderness land, for which development proposals can prompt public controversy and costly litigation. These landscapes hold mo‘olelo (... Read more

The Trust for Public Land and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs are now working on a greenprint plan to balance development with conservation based on a scientifically sound planning.

In 2011, The Trust for Public Land and the Loon Echo Land Trust created a Greenprint for guiding open space and natural resource conservation in Maine's Sebago Lake region.

The Greenprint is a discussion with the residents of Garfield County to identify what they value about living here and what they feel is worth protecting for future generations.

The Greenprint is a discussion with the residents of Garfield County to identify what they value about living here and what they feel is worth protecting for our future (summary of full report).

People who make Garfield County their home enjoy its quality of life—working ranches and farms, clean rivers and streams, small towns, scenic views, and world-class recreation opportunities. Working lands and access to open spaces not only enhance the... Read more

The Central Texas Greenprint is helping counties protect their most valued resources with a plan that reflects residents’ specific needs—while taking into account the larger region.

In 2011, the North Shore Community Land Trust partnered with The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawai`i, which operates nearby training bases, to develop a Greenprint that identifies conservation priorities in O'ahu's North Shore region... Read more

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