The Trust for Public Land partners with rapidly developing communities in southeastern New Hampshire to protect vital natural resources, wetlands, watersheds, farms, and forests.
With funding from the federal USDA Forest Legacy Program (FLP), the state Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP), and private funds from locals, TPL helped create the 13 Mile Woods Community Forest, a working forest land along the Androscoggin River in Errol, NH and adjacent to th
The 410-mile Connecticut River is New England's largest river, draining a 7.2 million-acre watershed that supports fisheries, farmlands, forests, and fresh water in four states: New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
In 2005, the historic Ballam Farm, situated on the banks of the
Connecticut River and above the town of Walpole's most productive
drinking water aquifer, was nearly sold for development into a car
These 171,000 acres at the northern tip of the state encompass
almost the entire watershed of four lakes that form the Connecticut
TPL has protected thousands of acres in the Mahoosuc region, which straddles the New Hampshire-Maine border, includes miles of the Appalachian Trail, supports wildlife, drinking water, and working timberlands, including locally owned community forests.
In 2003, TPL helped the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and the Seacoast Land Trust purchase the Sagamore Creek Headwaters for permanent use as open space.