Farms and ranches

Named for a small pond nestled high in the Ammonoosuc River watershed that provided refuge to patriots in the Revolutionary War, the Pond of Safety property is located between the Presidential and Kilkenny Units of the White Mountain National Forest,... Read more

Deep in the far northwest corner of Montana near the City of Troy sits 28,000 acres containing some of the state's best fisheries and wildlife habitat, and a highly productive working forest—the city's primary sustenance through the 20th century.

Forty-five minutes from Honolulu, the Kamehameha Highway cuts inland as it runs by Turtle Bay, a picture-perfect coastal resort.

The story has become a kind of TPL legend—how the community of Billerica, north of Boston, saved its last farm. At the heart of that story was Gil Griggs, shown here in 1994—the year the Billerica Town Meeting voted to assume a million-dollar debt to... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the Okanogan Valley Land Council are helping to keep working families on their land and in the job they love: traditional cattle ranching.

An agricultural enclave in the southwest corner of Connecticut, the village of Southbury, and the surrounding countryside were author and columnist Gladys Taber's writerly muses.

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.

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.

Established in 1955, Arcata's community forest is the oldest city-owned community forest west of the Rockies.