Wildlife habitat

The Trust for Public Land is working to protect and transform 54 acres adjoining the historic Story Mill in Bozeman, Montana, into a unique city park with exciting opportunities for active recreation, outdoor community gathering spaces, a nature sanctuary... Read more

Map of The Trust for Public Land's projects in Maine, 1993-2012

The southern anchor of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem—the largest intact temperate ecosystem in the northern hemisphere—the Hoback Basin is home to magnificent mountains, vibrant forests, and the headwaters of the Wild and Scenic Hoback River.

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A century ago, when the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service was founded, the organization set a goal to put a national wildlife refuge within 100 miles of every major metropolitan area in the country... Read more

Established in 1942, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge consists of 4,662 acres on the southern two-thirds of Plum Island, a barrier island on Massachusetts' Northeast coast. It provides a crucial flyover stop and nesting habitat for over 300 species of... Read more

Straddling the Sierra Crest at Donner Summit, the 3,000-acre Royal Gorge property is a mosaic of lush mountain meadows, old-growth forests, and crystal-clear streams—a place rich in natural resources and human history. As the largest cross-country ski... Read more

Map of completed projects in New Jersey, updated 2012.

What was once an unbroken expanse of wetlands and fishponds between the mouths of Waiehu and 'Iao Streams at Ka`ehu Bay in Maui is now mostly developed, with few places for the community to access the shoreline. In May 2012, The Trust for Public Land... Read more

Tucked away in the beautiful backcountry of southwestern Colorado, Mitchell Lakes and Flattop Mountain boast native grass meadows, seasonal ponds and wetlands, and dense conifer forests. Pristine and undeveloped, these wildlands are home to threatened... Read more

Keewaydin Island is one of southwest Florida's largest un-bridged barrier islands, popular for its pristine beaches and excellent fishing. The island is also the site of the Rookery Bay Research Reserve, which includes one of the largest and most pristine... Read more