Conservation Vision and GIS

A Railroad Legacy
When work began on the transcontinental railroad in 1863, the federal government granted railroad companies ownership of every other square mile of land, keeping the squares in between. The grant allowed railroads... Read more

This report serves as a guide to the open space needs of the Austin/Travis County area today and in the future.

This is a summary of a longer report that explores the changing nature of agricultural production in the Okanogan Valley
and the complementary roles of agricultural land preservation and land conservation.

This report explores the changing nature of agricultural production in the Okanogan Valley and the complementary roles of agricultural land preservation and land conservation.

Chambers County is experiencing new opportunities as development and economic growth march steadily east from Harris County. These changes bring jobs, income, housing, and improved infrastructure. Yet without planning for growth, these same opportunities... Read more

The Penobscot Valley Community Greenprint is a project led by The Trust for Public Land, Bangor Land Trust, Eastern Maine Development Corporation, and Penobscot Valley Council of Governments. The report identifies the characteristics of this rich gateway... Read more

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the Okanogan Valley Land Council, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Northwest, and local landowners, works to sustain the ranching economy and conserve important natural areas and... Read more

Maine's Penobscot Valley has a challenge: how can it continue to grow while maintaining the sense of place and quality of life that its people cherish?

Camden County, Georgia, once a sweetly tranquil place of endless marshes, fertile soils, tall pines, plantations, lumberyards, and shrimp boats, today is experiencing an unprecedented level of growth. As the community becomes a second home for military... Read more

This report is concerned with the changing nature of the ranching landscape in the Okanogan Valley and eastern Okanogan County, especially as it concerns fragmentation and turnover in large, agricultural properties and the local effects of these trends.... Read more

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