Superstorm Sandy dramatized the importance of preserving low-lying coastal lands, and The Trust for Public Land has helped protect more than 1,800 acres in the New York Harbor region.
Fact Sheet: Protecting the Forests of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed by Enhancing Local Land Conservation Funding
For more than 20 years, The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has worked with local partners in New Jersey's Barnegat Bay watershed to conserve this nationally recognized refuge and recreation destination. This brochure summarizes our work in the area.
Less than two hours by car from both the growing urban centers of Chicago and Milwaukee, this region faces steady development pressure. The State Wildlife Action Plans for both Wisconsin and Illinois cite fragmentation as a leading threat to the integrity... Read more
This report addresses the creation of the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge from an ecological, economic, and social perspective.
New Jersey's Barnegat Bay lies at the heart of one the nation's loveliest—and best-loved—coastal natural areas. The region features miles of welcoming beaches, cool pine barrens forests, expansive wetlands and saltmarshes.
Barnegat Bay 2020: A Vision for the Future of Conservation outlines the future of a rejuvenated watershed by:
The Barnegat Bay 2020 report builds upon The Century Plan report (1995) which to date has led to the acquisition of almost 24,000 acres through-out the watershed.
This report makes the case for the ongoing economic benefits of Florida's parks and open spaces.
Connecticut River Report, Appendix 2: Methods