Meandering for 75 miles through Houston and surrounding Harris County, Buffalo Bayou is an important open space resource. But residents of the crowded East End of Houston enjoy little access to the historic waterway, where the battle of San Jacinto was... Read more
Residents of fast-growing San Antonio work tirelessly to protect the Edwards Aquifer, sole source of the city's drinking water. In 1999, residents passed Proposition 3, a dedicated sales tax to purchase watershed land around the city and in 2000, we... Read more
Since Colonial times, an expanse of land known as the Common Pasture, in Newbury and Newburyport has been continuously used for farming and pasturing livestock. In recent time, the legacy of this historic landscape, and the drinking water supply and... Read more
The Borough of Allentown prides itself on its historic homes set in a rural landscape. In 2007, concerned residents asked TPL to help protect more than 140 acres on the borough's border, adjacent to the local Heritage Park and a new elementary school site... Read more
The Isinglass River flows through one of the fastest-growing regions of New Hampshire. It is a prized recreation spot for local anglers and boating enthusiasts, as well as a critical source of drinking water for many towns.
In 2008, we worked with... Read more
In late 2010, TPL protected 60 acres in Tijeras Canyon, adding the
last piece of unprotected land to a six-mile stretch of public open
space along the Sandia foothills south to the Manzano Mountains.
running water, mature... Read more
The Trust for Public Land has worked for several years to secure critical lands at Snoqualmie Point and along Rattlesnake Ridge—important components of the Mountains to Sound Greenway that provide wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities. In... Read more
This 3,800-acre property consists of 8 checkerboard sections in Kittitas County, Washington. Located along Interstate I-90 and adjacent to Keechelus Lake and the Yakima River, these parcels are a critical component of the Mountains to Sound Greenway. In... Read more
The historic Tollgate Farm in North Bend offers a direct link to King County's past. From 1884-1887 the farm was a toll stop when the first road from Seattle to Snoqualmie Pass was a toll road. This community treasure also features stunning views of Mount... Read more