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
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 sits 1,346 acres of verdant northern hardwoods, meadows, and wetlands--a haven for outdoor recreationists where opportunities to hike, cross-country ski, snowmobile, fish, and hunt are... 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