Coastal lands

Port Clinton, Ohio. Photo: George Weisenback

The Trust for Public Land,  in partnership with U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur and Ohio's congressional delegation, and the City of Port Clinton, worked to secure federal and state grants necessary to fund the acquisition and then turn the land over to Port Clinton.

San Miguel Natural Reserve, Puerto Rico

Once targeted for development of a large resort and two golf courses, more than 500 acres have been purchased to date by TPL in a multi-year effort to establish the San Miguel Natural Reserve for protection by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Isinglass River, New Hampshire

The Trust for Public Land partners with rapidly developing communities in southeastern New Hampshire to protect vital natural resources, wetlands, watersheds, farms, and forests.

Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana

TPL helped add part of Brazilier Island in Lake Pontchartrain to Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana-located 15 minutes northeast of New Orleans' French Quarter.

South Brother Island, New York

TPL helped South Brother Island is a natural habitat for herons and other water birds between the South Bronx, Queens, and Riker's and Randall's Islands, which joined North Brother as a sanctuary run by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

Hurd Dairy Farm, New Hampshire

The Trust for Public Land helped the Hurd family conserve their working land straddling the Taylor River in Hampton and Hampton Falls, New Hampshire for farmland and open space, while also protecting coastal land, and preserving a portion of Hampton's agricultural history.

Vista House and the Columbia River Gorge

The Trust for Public Land recognized early on importance of the extraordinary natural beauty of the Columbia River Gorge on the Oregon-Washington border and work save it from thoughtless development

Crystal Creek, Oregon

The Trust for Public Land helped protect a 360-acre wetlands site on Crystal Creek, a spring creek tributary to Upper Klamath Lake in southern Oregon.

Nantachie-Saline Restoration Area, Kisatchie National Forest

TPL is working to protect the Nantachie-Saline Restoration Area in Louisiana's Kisatchie National Forest, which features wetlands and riparian areas important to wildlife, calcareous prairies, longleaf pine forests.

Yeon, Oregon

Norman Yeon purchased 110 acres at Sunset Beach on the Oregon coast in 1962. He left it to The Trust for Public Land when he died, ensuring that it would remain protected and open to the public forever.