Trails

The Chiricahua National Monument is known for its hiking trails and spectacular vertical rock formations. Sharp-eyed visitors may also spot a variety of species of wildlife in this diverse desert landscape.

The Trust for Public Land helped acquire... Read more

Portland officials said Wednesday that they hope to build upon the recent debate over the fate of Congress Square Plaza as they study how to improve the city’s use of open space, whether for additional parks or affordable housing. City officials Wednesday... Read more

The city of Portland announced on Wednesday it has partnered with The Trust for Public Land and nonprofit Portland Trails for a study that will show, in part, which city-owned properties should be maintained as public spaces and which should be considered... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition (SLVLFC) are pleased to announce the acquisition of the 38-acre Polston School property in Alamosa, Colorado as the site of the Rio... Read more

For years, the residents of Springfield urged the Willamalane Park and Recreation District to create a seamless system of hiking, biking and recreation areas in and around the outlying Thurston Hills. The Trust for Public Land's Conservation Finance team... Read more

One thousand acres at stake. Voters must approve borrowing 3 million dollars.

Voters came out in droves for Tuesday’s $3 million appropriation referendum to purchase 930 acres of the long-embattled 1,000 acre Preserve property. In all, 2244 votes were cast, including 98 absentee ballots. Town officials agreed that it was likely a... Read more

The Trust for Public Land has announced the final land acquisition for The 606 park and trail system on Chicago's northwest side, adding a new access park adjacent to the western trailhead. The non-profit, which... Read more

On a warm summer morning, I stood on the old runway and tried to decipher the number or letter denoted by broken paint chips under a jungle of weeds. It's the only tangible evidence of the Madison airport where hundreds of pilots learned to fly. The 42-... Read more

The overgrown Coogan Farm dates to the 17th century and is a keystone parcel between Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport and the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center property once eyed for development, but some locals had a different idea.

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