The Trust for Public Land is working with Portland Parks and Recreation to focus on densely populated areas that most need new parks—places like the Cully neighborhood, which has the city’s lowest number of parks per capital.
The Trust for Public Land stepped in to prevent this popular dog park from being sold to developers while the city's dog park community mobilized support for a $17 million park bond measure.
This former private golf course was slated for development of 250 homes and apartments, but TPL helped secure the property and generate funds for it purchase for a park.
In 2009, The Trust for Public Land helped the City of Gresham expand the
Nadaka Nature Park, a 10-acre woodland nestled between the Wilkes East
and Rockwood neighborhoods.
In 2000, Portland Parks & Recreation asked TPL to help acquire Holly Farm, a 1.7-acre property, named for the holly trees that grow there.
In September 2010, The Trust for Public Land transferred ownership of Chehalem Ridge to Metro. The property is now being restored as the new Chehalem Ridge Natural Area.
A symbol of Bend's history, Miller's Landing was the original lumberyard for the Brooks-Scanlon mill. It was protected in 2010 and will be integrated into the community park river system as part of the popular Deschutes River Trail.
In September 2010, The Trust for Public Land transferred ownership of Chehalem Ridge to Metro. The property is being restored as the new Chehalem Ridge Natural Area:
Cherry Park, a beautiful and popular local park in a densely populated, park-poor suburb of the City of Portland was until only a few years ago, an old quarry site.
The successful conclusion of the Summer Creek project in 2010 is a testament to The Trust for Public Land's tenacity and commitment, both in fund-raising and sensitive negotiations.