Through the New Jersey Trust for Public Land, the Ocean County Natural Lands Trust and the Pinelands Commission have brokered a deal to purchase 195 acres in the Barnegat Bay watershed in Jackson, Manchester and Toms River townships that includes 1,500 linear feet of shoreline along the Toms River and extensive wetlands.
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.
A nonprofit group dedicated to preserving open space has combined forces with state and federal agencies to ensure the former Hayward Dairy Farm on East Center Street will remain a working farm.
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 to hike, bike, canoe, and just experience nature.
On the eve of a public hearing that could influence a major trails and parks decision within Bozeman city limits, concerned residents milled around the Baxter Ballroom on Feb. 12, discussing the Story Mill Community Park Proposal.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Port Authority has approved an additional $30 million investment in the Hudson-Raritan Estuary Resource Program (HRERP) for New York State as part of an environmental and sustainability initiative.
More than 150 years of Colorado ranching history has been permanently protected announced The Trust for Public Land and the Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) today. Located along U.S. Highway 50 between Salida and Poncha Springs, the 700-acre Hutchinson Ranch was originally homesteaded in the 1860s by Joseph Hutchinson before Colorado achieved statehood.
A group of cyclists will tour the route of an abandoned rail line that advocates hope to turn into Queens' version of the High Line, complete with bike lanes, the organizers said.
The Story Mill Community Park is one step closer to becoming a reality. MTN's Keele Smith shows us why there's strong support for the plan.
A new wave of farming has just been made possible on the town’s historic Hayward Farm, with new owners Peter and Lynn Reading.