TPL helped protect and save nearly 400 acres in the area known as Hobart Marsh, land that lay in the path of the Chicago region's development wave. This protected open space area helped restore many acres of wetlands and contributed to the region's goal of creating a greenbelt along Lake Michigan's southern shore.
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.