Water

Chattahoochee River, Georgia

The Trust for Public Land is working with cities along the Chattahoochee River to create a paddling trail along a 52-mile stretch that will help establish the area as  destination for recreation and ecotourism.

Fishing in the Arkansas River, Colorado

Sale and development of the ranch would have compromised recreational access to the river as well as water quality. To prevent this, The Trust for Public Land worked to protect the ranch with a conservation easement that will safeguard the corridor’s rural character and scenic views.

Dowsville Headwaters, Vermont

Working with the Mad River Valley community and the State of Vermont, we protected the 2,085-acre Dowsville Headwaters to Camel's Hump State Park, benefiting mountain bikers, hikers, backcountry skiers, snowmobilers, hunters, and other lovers of the outdoors.

Press release

Today The Trust for Public Land announced the acquisition of 260 acres of Francisco Farm, helping the Sussex County community save a local treasure from the threat of large-scale development.

Press release

A public celebration is being planned to note the acquisition of 226 acres of high-quality forestland in the Issaquah Alps—the result of a partnership between King County and The Trust for Public Land.

Northfield Forest, Massachusetts

After Northfield Mount Hermon School closed its Northfield campus, the school’s scenic forest property—made up of woodlands, trails, and reservoir—was at imminent risk of being sold and subdivided. In June 2016, any threat to the property was successfully thwarted when The Trust for Public Land and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) celebrated the complete and permanent protection of nearly 1,300 acres of land within the forest.

Press release

Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) and The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit land conservation organization, have reached an agreement for the potential sale of the Northfield Forest and the East Northfield Water Company by NMH to The Trust for Public...

O'Dell Creek Swan Release
Blog

Today is World Water Day, and conservationists around the world are meeting up at creeks, beaches, and river banks to voice their support for clean water for all.

For those of you stuck at your desk, we thought you might enjoy this ...

Francisco Farm, New Jersey

What would you do if an approved development in your town threatened to overwhelm the scenic landscape of a much-loved local farm with offices, stores, and 590 residences? That’s the crisis that faced rural Andover Borough in Sussex County several years ago.

Press release

At a ceremony held yesterday at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its sixth annual Conservation Leadership Awards. The awards recognize outstanding support for the conservation of Minnesota special places from city parks to wilderness...

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