Habitat

On the same day the National Park Service celebrated its 100th anniversary, The Trust for Public Land donated 282 acres to the Saguaro National Park. The donation, which includes part of Rincon Creek, is located on the east side of the National Park and adds a critical water resource to the park area.

When a 190-acre golf course along the Carmel River went up for sale, a coalition of local nonprofits and public agencies knew whom to call to save the property from development. The coalition contacted The Trust for Public Land, because it knew we could marshal the resources and expertise needed to act quickly and close the deal.

This new 290-acre state natural area at Hayden Island on the Willamette River is fitting tribute to late Gail Achterman, an Oregon conservation leader passionately committed to creating an economically and ecologically sustainable future for the Willamette Basin.

Land inside Rocky Mountain National Park – including a group of rental cottages that has greeted hundreds of thousands of visitors who enter the park -- has been purchased and will eventually be added to the park, The Trust for Public Land and the Rocky Mountain Conservancy announced today.

While increasing numbers of tourists and new residents are helping grow the local economy, the communities of Greater Sandpoint want to encourage sustainable economic development and retain the livability and spectacular scenery that make it such a special place. This all depends on protecting the small-town character and natural and recreational resources that are essential to the local quality of life. 

In 2016, The Trust for Public Land protected the last piece of privately-held commercial property within Rocky Mountain National Park. Just down valley from the park’s entrance station on Fall River Road, the Cascade Cottages offered a rustic retreat for seven decades of park visitors.

Camel’s Hump State Park is growing by more than 2,000 acres, The Trust for Public Land and State of Vermont announced today.

New Jersey’s Pine Barrens are an oasis for wildlife, plants … and people seeking some peace and quiet in the middle of America’s most densely-populated state.

The newly acquired 124-acre Buckley Buffer-Jewel Avenue property is the first in a series of conservation efforts designed to buffer Buckley Air Force Base (Buckley AFB) from encroaching development and create a protected corridor for parks, trails, and wildlife habitat.

The Trust for Public Land, Green Diamond Resource Company and Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced they have permanently protected 6,967 acres of working forest land in Mason County at the southwestern end of Puget Sound.

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