Fifteen years. That's how long it took to save the last major stretch of unprotected coastal forest in southern New England from developers' bulldozers. The battle to protect the rocky, 1,000-acre woodland known as "The Preserve" began in 1999. It is... Read more
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
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
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
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