In Wenatchee and East Wenatchee, The Trust for Public Land is working with city leaders, neighborhood groups, and residents to create the parks that residents need to build fitness, celebrate shared history, and strengthen community bonds.
The Bonner County Trails plan combines community input with state-of-the-art mapping software (GIS) and computer modeling, and builds upon the County's 2014 draft trail plan.
The Columbia River Gorge is 85 miles of awesome, unwinding from the arid plateaus east of the Cascades to the towering temperate rainforests just outside of Portland, Oregon.
This new 290-acre state natural area at Hayden Island on the Willamette River is fitting tribute to late Gail Achterman, an Oregon conservation leader passionately committed to creating an economically and ecologically sustainable future for the Willamette Basin.
Only 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City, Mill Creek Canyon is a favorite hiking destination for thousands of Salt Lake Valley residents seeking to enjoy nature and take in beautiful views of the Valley and the Wasatch Mountains.
Sixty-four year old Laura Farrell is a firecracker. If she were to write a resume, it would include the bullets: Founder and Director of Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, Founder of the Vermont 100 Ultrarun and Vermont 50 Ride and Run, Coach, Mom, Ultrarunner, Skier, Hiker, and lover of animals.
Kaunāmano means “multitudes are placed here,” reflecting the thriving Hawaiian fishing community that once lived and trained in lua (traditional Hawaiian martial art) on the southeastern coast of Hawai‘i Island.
Just south of Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historic Park on Hawai‘i Island’s Kona Coast lies Kauleolī fishing village – a 59-acre landscape that envelopes the entire shoreline of the Kauleolī ahupua‘a (land division), a well-preserved section of the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, and numerous ancient sites such as Hawaiian house foundations, a canoe shed, traditional agriculture areas, and salt making ponds.
Land inside Rocky Mountain National Park – including a group of rental cottages that has greeted hundreds of thousands of visitors who enter the park -- has been purchased and will eventually be added to the park, The Trust for Public Land and the Rocky Mountain Conservancy announced today.
While increasing numbers of tourists and new residents are helping grow the local economy, the communities of Greater Sandpoint want to encourage sustainable economic development and retain the livability and spectacular scenery that make it such a special place. This all depends on protecting the small-town character and natural and recreational resources that are essential to the local quality of life.