Clean water protection

At first glance, the town of Burlington, Connecticut, appears to have an abundance of open space-but much of it is privately owned, with limited public access. When 105 acres adjoining the existing Taine Mountain Preserve came up for sale, developers took... Read more

The Trust for Public Land and its partners, including the Township of Morris, the Morris County Preservation Trust, and the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority announced today the permanent protection of 21.5 acres of the scenic Vallevue Farm on... Read more

Long-sought public access to Victoria Lake and the Ontonagon River has been secured in a 245-acre addition to the Ottawa National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and U.S. Forest Service announced today.

Dosewallips State Park is one of Washington's most-visited natural areas. Visitors can stay year-round in the cabins and enjoy hiking, birdwatching, and wildlife viewing.

The final 1,364-acre piece of a historic 5,000-acre property near Taos will be protected by adding it to the Carson National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and U.S. Forest Service announced today.

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and Plum Creek today announced an agreement to work together to conserve 15,334 acres of Plum Creek's land in Western, Montana. The vast majority of these lands are surrounded by the Stillwater State Forest north of... Read more

Glen Helen Preserve, a popular recreational destination and environmental education facility owned by Antioch College, has been permanently protected, The Trust for Public Land, Antioch College,... Read more

The Upper Arkansas River Valley has experienced rapid development in the last 15 years: many farms and ranches have been sold for development. For over a decade, the LaRue family leased 186 acres along the South Arkansas River for cattle ranching.

The Trust for Public Land today praised leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for including permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) in an energy-related bill.... Read more

Efforts to save land on Arroyo Burro Creek from development have been boosted by a $500,000 grant from The California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), The Trust for Public Land announced today.