Coastal lands

Heritage Park, Staten Island

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the Port Authority and NYC Parks, helped turn Staten Island's former Blissenbach Marina into the City's first post-Hurricane Sandy resilient waterfront park.

Press release

Almost 6,000 acres of the Coast Dairies land near Santa Cruz has been donated to the public, meaning more than seven miles of spectacular coast will be forever protected, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Blog

Each year, The Trust for Public Land compiles the City Parks Facts report—the nation's most complete compilation of data about urban parks in the nation's largest 100 cities.

The report calculates several measures of how city park systems serve...

Point Arena-Stornetta, California
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To locals, there’s never been any doubt that the windswept bluffs and gorgeous meadows of Point Arena are a national treasure. Last week, President Obama made it official, adding more than 1,500 acres along this stunning stretch of...

Douglas Family Preserve, California

In the past, this stunning coastal property was home to the family-run Wilcox Nursery. But after the nursery closed in 1972, would-be buyers eyed the site for development.

Press release

Florida's Water and Land Legacy announced today that the Water and Land Conservation constitutional amendment has surpassed the statewide signature requirement to be placed on the November 2014 ballot.

Two beach chairs on the white sandy beaches of Maho Bay on St. John, USVI
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Who else is dreaming of a warm paradise as the temperature drops? We are, especially as we celebrate the successful conservation of one of the Caribbean’s best beaches—now permanently protected forever, for all to enjoy. Take a mental vacation to the white sandy beaches of...

Press release

As the Caribbean tourist season hits its peak, one of its best beaches has been protected from development, The Trust for Public Land announced today.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land today gave to the University of California at Santa Barbara a 64-acre former golf course in upper Devereux Slough, which will immediately provide more ways for people to reach an existing network of public trails and parks.

Press release

The California Coastal Commission today approved subdividing the Upper Devereux Slough (Ocean Meadows) property, which will let The Trust for Public Land acquire 63 acres of the 70-acre property.

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