The events of this summer and fall in our region, celebrating our deep and wonderful connections to the sea, should prove to even the largest doubters that the words "maritime" and "heritage" can attract not only tourists to our shores, but also the... Read more
In the suburbs of Portland, Maine, residents of Cumberland and North Yarmouth use Knight's Pond and Blueberry Hill for outdoor recreation year-round. In winter, people flock to the property for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, snowmobiling, and... Read more
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded the state of Montana $2 million to aid in the acquisition of a conservation easement on Haskill Basin near Whitefish.
In June of 2012, representatives from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic and the Trust for Public Land went to the Stonington Board of Finance asking it to recommended the town borrow $1.5 million to help it buy a portion of the historic... Read more
Fifteen years. That's how long it took to save the last major stretch of unprotected coastal forest in southern New England from developers' bulldozers. The battle to protect the rocky, 1,000-acre woodland known as "The Preserve" began in 1999. It is... Read more
More than 125 people, including U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, filled a tent set in the foundation of an old barn Thursday morning to celebrate the grand opening of the 45-acre Coogan Farm Nature &... Read more
The completion of the third largest conservation project in the state's history was celebrated Thursday in a ceremony at Umbagog Lake State Park.
A large, forested tract at the east end of Springfield is a big step closer to becoming a public recreational natural area, Willamalane Park and Recreation District officials announced at a special property acquisition celebration.
The completion of the third largest conservation project in New Hampshire history will be celebrated today in the North Country. The newly conserved land is called the Androscoggin River Headwaters. It covers about 31,300 acres clustered around Errol.
A conservation project intended to protect local jobs, including those in the timber and recreation industries, has been completed in the Androscoggin River headwaters, The Trust for Public Land and several partners announced today.
The last step... Read more