Drinking Water Protection
As communities expand, their sources of drinking water come under threat from residential development and agricultural and industrial pollution. Just 15 minutes from Little Rock, Lake Maumelle supplies drinking water to 400,000 Arkansas residents. To safeguard this critical water source, TPL is conserving the land around it, creating natural buffers that also protect wildlife habitat and recreation access.
Explore our work
Since 1972, The Trust for Public Land has protected more than 3 million acres and completed more than 5,200 park and conservation projects. You’ll find some of our favorite places on the map below.