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.
Less than a mile from the Long Trail and the Appalachian Trail, the Mendon Brook property features Northern Hardwood forests , meadows, and wetlands that provide extensive recreational opportunities-from hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing to... Read more
Camp Myeerah, near Bellefontaine, Ohio, served as a popular Girl Scout camp for more than 50 years. When the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio decided to sell the camp, they wanted to ensure that the new owner would still allow the land to be used for camping,... Read more
In the 1990s, population in the Seattle area increased dramatically and the I-90 corridor was targeted for extensive development. The Trust for Public Land worked with citizens and community leaders to create the Mountains to Sound Greenway, which helped... Read more