Wetlands

The Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, through the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Family Foundation, donated $25,000 to “The Preserve,” a swath of 1,000 acres of coastal forest along the towns of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook.

One thousand acres at stake. Voters must approve borrowing 3 million dollars.

Voters came out in droves for Tuesday’s $3 million appropriation referendum to purchase 930 acres of the long-embattled 1,000 acre Preserve property. In all, 2244 votes were cast, including 98 absentee ballots. Town officials agreed that it was likely a... Read more

A $4.5 million deal has saved 293 acres in Jackson to become a township park and wildlife area, plus it benefits water quality in Ocean County — and many miles downstream in Barnegat Bay, state environmental officials said Thursday.

Shoppers at the Costco store in the town of Hawai'i Kai in East Honolulu might be surprised to learn that there's an environmental and cultural treasure nearby. The Hāwea heiau complex reflects the land's cultural history in its ancient walls and... Read more

At a ceremony held yesterday at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its sixth annual Conservation Leadership Awards. The awards recognize outstanding support for the conservation of Minnesota... Read more

The Trust for Public Land today issued the following statement after the release of President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, which includes $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Today The Trust for Public Land announced a significant purchase of land to help protect the Toms River Corridor. The 195 acres, which are part of the Barnegat Bay watershed, will provide both residents and visitors to the Jersey Shore with a nearby place... Read more

Florida's Water and Land Legacy announced today that the Water and Land Conservation constitutional amendment has surpassed the statewide signature requirement to be placed on the November 2014 ballot. To... Read more

In the 1940s, Walter and Florence Koester bought a large parcel of land outside of Northfield, Minnesota. For decades, their family used the land for grazing, hunting, hiking, and wildlife viewing. Their farming practices helped preserve much of the native... Read more

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