Trails

If there’s anything we appreciate more than the Appalachian Trail, it’s the dedicated volunteers who maintain it. Jim Sullivan is one of them.

The third and final property near Griggs Street and University Avenue in Saint Paul has been purchased and secured for a new nearly 5-acre park in the Midway neighborhood, The Trust for Public Land and the City of Saint Paul announced today.

The Trust for Public Land today expressed thanks to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for the board's unanimous decision to provide $500,000 to help preserve the 10-acre Red Car property in the city's Silver Lake neighborhood.

The Trust for Public Land is working with Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine to protect 30 acres of their property in Upper Nyak adjacent to Hook Mountain State Park.

Even in land conservation, money can't buy everything. Sometimes it takes a trade, instead.

Winter can feel like a grind. Dark days of dodging puddles, shoveling driveways, and misplacing mittens—it’s enough to make us want to curl up under a blanket and stay there until April.

A key section of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and Long Trail in Stamford and Pownal, Vermont has been protected by adding 378 acres of land to the Green Mountain National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and U.S. Forest Service announced today.

Today The Trust for Public Land succeeded in protecting 468-acres of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort for the town of West Windsor and adding it to the existing 1,112-acre West Windsor Town Forest. A conservation easement ensuring permanent protection has been placed over the entire 1,580 acres, securing an extensive trail network, a hotspot of biodiversity, and a defining feature of West Windsor's history and economy.

We worked with local partners to protect for the creation of the Rio Grande Healthy Living Park to include a six-mile trail system and 16 acres for community farming.

The Trust for Public Land is working with the town and the Burlington Land Trust to help protect this land on Taine Mountain for recreational access, hiking, and wildlife viewing.

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