Farms and ranches

Located in south-central Colorado, Wet Mountain Valley is one of the state’s last remaining mountain ranching communities. Since 2000, TPL has spearheaded an ambitious and collaborative effort to preserve the Valley's beauty and way of life.

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In late 2008, TPL worked with the Triangle Land Conservancy to purchase Riverwalk, permanently protected a 329-acre property at the juncture of the Neuse River and Marks Creek. This unspoiled rural area which was deemed a "Last Chance Landscape" by Scenic... Read more

Established in 1955, Arcata's community forest is the oldest city-owned community forest west of the Rockies. It supports recreation for hikers, mountain bikers, and nature lovers; environmental education for students from nearby Humboldt State University... Read more

The scenic Vallecitos High Country Ranch offers dramatic views and a rich, healthy habitat. But at 11,655 acres, this key property in the Rio Vallecitos watershed is at high risk of development. TPL and our partners are working to protect this area,... Read more

Over 100 years ago, Millstone Hill was the site of more than 75 small independent quarry operations that fostered the town of Barre’s growth and prosperity in the 19th century. Virtually every square foot of Millstone Hill was cleared and quarried. During... Read more

Covering 31,300 acres of remote forests, streams, and ponds, the Androscoggin Headwaters near Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge is one of the largest unprotected properties remaining in... Read more

Morgan Ranch is a private homestead dating back to the gold-rush era of the late 1800s. It sits at the heart of the Frank Church—River of Return Wilderness, the second-largest protected wilderness in the continental United States. Along with the adjacent... Read more

The Trust for Public Land helps municipalities and other local partners conserve farmland under pressure or directly threatened with development. TPL has successfully saved dairy farms, hayfields, and agricultural fields from the “Quiet Corner” in the... 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

As development has changed Windham, Clark Farm has been a mainstay for preserving the scenic and agricultural character of the town. Now a portion of the farm is permanently conserved, not only for farming, but also for recreational access, sustainable... Read more

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