When highway construction threatened Pike Lake, a haven for wildlife and a popular recreation spot, the city of Prior Lake asked The Trust for Public Land for help.

The 113 acres known as the Primrose Farm Estates are part of the watershed between Primrose Brook and the Passaic River-important to water quality in New Jersey's Harding Township, and beyond.

Less than an hour from the bustle of downtown Boston, this forest hideaway provides a peaceful refuge for foxes, otters, songbirds—and people.

For years, The Trust for Public Land has been in the forefront in acquiring and protecting flood-prone natural areas along Barnegat Bay . Post-Sandy, we’re stepping up these efforts to provide green infrastructure as a tool to build more climate-resilient communities.

Map of completed projects in New Jersey, updated 2012.

How student designers and their playgrounds are tackling New York City’s water woes.

For several years, The Trust for Public Land and several partner organizations helped protect this property, linking it to nearby conservation lands, and creating a nine mile stretch of protected land along the river.

In March 2012, we protected 680 acres along the river, which will be added to the Green Mountain National Forest, linking three unconnected tracts and increasing recreational access with new trail linkages and future trailheads.

In October 2011, The Trust for Public Land and the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust protected 1,081 acres on Gardner Mountain, an area that boasts some of the most important wildlife habitat in New Hampshire.

In 2011 TPL conserved a 79-acre property adjacent to both the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and New Jersey state forest lands as an addition to the refuge, completing protection of the entire 260-acre Westecunk Creek property.