A block of 550 acres of land was saved from the developer's bulldozers and is now destined to be added to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area following action by several conservation groups.
Once home to the Veronica Medicinal Springs Water Company, this land in Santa Barbara's Las Positas Valley is now the last undeveloped, privately owned property along Arroyo Burro Creek. Prized by the local Chumash Indian Tribe, the perennial stream flows... Read more
The Bloomingdale Rail Line was born an elevated freight line a century ago. When businesses closed, so did the railroad. Left behind are lonely reminders of the past that sit in the midst of a future quite different.
It has been billed as Chicago’s next great park. With spring-like weather upon us, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez decided to check out the 606—a park and trail project spanning about three miles along old railroad lines on the North Side.
The Appalachian Trail boasts some impressive numbers: It's more than 2,000 miles long and passes through 14 different states. More than 2 million people explore the trail every year. Of those, a few thousand will attempt to hike its entire length —and... Read more
A special honor is in the works for former Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords
The state and a conservation agency are working together to create a new state forest to be named after the late Senator Jim Jeffords.
A new 1,346-acre State Forest will be created in former Senator Jim Jeffords' hometown of Shrewsbury and will be named after the late senator, The Trust for Public Land and the State of Vermont announced today.
"This will be an enduring and well-... Read more
It was as much a celebration of the 5,774-acre conservation easement as it was the successful collaboration of varied interests who all worked together to make it happen.
Marking the completion of a five-year quest for a conservation easement protecting forests in the western Maine High Peaks Region from development, about 120 supporters gathered on Saturday at the Phillips Area Community Center to celebrate their success.... Read more