Trails

The Trust for Public Land today issued the following statement after the release of President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015, which includes $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Today The Trust for Public Land announced a significant purchase of land to help protect the Toms River Corridor. The 195 acres, which are part of the Barnegat Bay watershed, will provide both residents and visitors to the Jersey Shore with a nearby place... Read more

In the past, this stunning coastal property was home to the family-run Wilcox Nursery. But after the nursery closed in 1972, would-be buyers eyed the site for development-a luxury hotel and a residential subdivision were just two of the proposed uses.... Read more

In the 1940s, Walter and Florence Koester bought a large parcel of land outside of Northfield, Minnesota. For decades, their family used the land for grazing, hunting, hiking, and wildlife viewing. Their farming practices helped preserve much of the native... Read more

The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world. More than 2 million visitors walk a portion of the trail each year and thousands of volunteers help to maintain it. Development within and near the narrow trailcorridor... Read more

Robie Farm in Piermont, New Hampshire, is a multigenerational family farm supplying milk, cheese, and meats to more than 50 restaurants and markets in New England. The 150-acre farm is a community icon and a vital link in the local food economy.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service exchanged a 233-acre parcel of land in the Town of Errol for a conservation easement on New Hampshire's Big Island State Forest in Wentworth's Location. The Big Island State Forest... Read more

In Utah's southwest corner, the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert converge in a unique desert environment home to endangered species like the Mojave desert tortoise and native plants that grow nowhere else on Earth. The Red Cliffs National... Read more

El Cerrito’s Hillside Natural Area is a rare open space gem amid our crowded East Bay communities. With 90 acres of oak forest and grasslands cut by hillside creeks, the natural area is much loved by hikers, mountain bikers, dog walkers, nature lovers, and... Read more

Located near the growing recreational hubs of Carrabassett Valley, Rangeley, and Kingfield, Orbeton Stream’s nearly 6,000 acres comprise a significant part of Maine’s working forests. Protecting the property with a conservation easement will ensure a... Read more

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