Clean water protection
A 517-acre block of land has been added to the Pisgah National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Forest Service announced today. The property is near Mulberry Creek in Caldwell County.
The Trust for Public Land bought the property for $... Read more
It’s not often that we get to participate in a project to restore a portion of our community to the way it was many years ago, but that is exactly what happened at the new Story Mill Community Park.
In a watershed victory for conservation advocates and city officials who saw the need to permanently protect Whitefish’s municipal water supply while preserving recreational access to a 3,000-acre tract of land, voters overwhelmingly approved a 1... Read more
A block of 550 acres of land was saved from the developer's bulldozers and is now destined to be added to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area following action by several conservation groups.
Once home to the Veronica Medicinal Springs Water Company, this land in Santa Barbara's Las Positas Valley is now the last undeveloped, privately owned property along Arroyo Burro Creek. Prized by the local Chumash Indian Tribe, the perennial stream flows... Read more
Tucked into the Appalachian Mountains and bisected by the Delaware River, the picturesque crags of the Delaware Water Gap attract visitors year-round for hiking, biking, camping, snowshoeing, birding, and fishing. Its location on the border of New Jersey... Read more
“There is poop going into the East River,” the teacher says, sprinkling black specks onto a cutaway model consisting of buildings, streets, and sewer pipes. It is week three of design class at P.S. 15, the Roberto Clemente School, on Manhattan’s Lower East... Read more