Coastal lands

Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Map - Barnegat Bay

Toms River Divide, Barnegat Bay

For years, The Trust for Public Land has been in the forefront in acquiring and protecting flood-prone natural areas along Barnegat Bay . Post-Sandy, we’re stepping up these efforts to provide green infrastructure as a tool to build more climate-resilient communities.

Plum Island, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, MA

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.

Ka'ehu Bay, Hawai'i

In May 2012, The Trust for Public Land helped protect 64 acres of coastal wetlands at Ka`ehu Bay, which includes numerous Hawaiian cultural sites including habitation structures, agricultural terraces, former fishponds, and shrines.

Cypress Abbey Ranch, CA

The Trust for Public Land is working in partnership with city and county governments, timber companies, and land trusts to acquire properties and finance conservation easements in California's North Coast region.

Keewaydin Island, FL

Keewaydin Island is one of southwest Florida's largest unbridged barrier islands, popular for its pristine beaches and excellent fishing.

Liberty Island, San Joaquin Delta, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuge.

Liberty Island, on the northwestern fringe of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, is one flooded tract whose flooding has yielded unexpected, and encouraging, results.

Bluffs on Cypress Abbey Ranch, Point Arena, CA

Located on a particularly scenic portion of the Northern California coastline, Point Arena is known for its dramatic coastal shelves and bluffs, spring-fed waterfalls.

The Trust for Public Land has joined with several other leading land conservation organizations, to form the Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation—a task force created by the Land Trust Alliance.

Lumahai Beach, Hawai'i. Photo: Kanaka Menehune

Located on Kaua`i's north shore, just past the community of Hanalei, Lumaha`i has long been the image of a Hawaiian paradise depicted in postcards, photographs, and movies.