A new 1,346-acre State Forest will be created in former Senator Jim Jeffords' hometown of Shrewsbury and will be named after the late senator, The Trust for Public Land and the State of Vermont announced today.
Marking the completion of a five-year quest for a conservation easement protecting forests in the western Maine High Peaks Region from development, about 120 supporters gathered on Saturday at the Phillips Area Community Center to celebrate their success. The easement campaign, known as the Orbeton Stream Project, was completed in December.
It was as much a celebration of the 5,774-acre conservation easement as it was the successful collaboration of varied interests who all worked together to make it happen.
President Obama’s declaration protecting the Pullman Historic District as a national monument is a good way to protect an important piece of American history, The Trust for Public Land said today.
The Trust for Public Land is pleased to announce Dick Dolan as its Northern Rockies Director. Dick will oversee all work in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, including Story Mill Community Park in Bozeman, MT, Haskill Basin in Whitefish, MT, and Astoria Hot Springs in Jackson, WY.
No matter how hard-fought the climb was, the view from the top is always worth it. Standing on a rocky outcrop on one of the Appalachian Trail’s magnificent vistas and surveying the vast wilderness below is one of the trail’s biggest rewards, humbling both day- and thru-hiker alike.
The major parks in America's largest cities are in the midst of a golden age, and a new report from The Trust for Public Land provides details and insight into conservancies, which are an arm of the some of those parks.
The Town Council on Monday unanimously approved contributing $300,000 for the $1.13 million acquisition of a 215-acre parcel of undeveloped land in Cumberland and North Yarmouth.
The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its 7th annual Conservation Leadership Awards, which recognize outstanding support for the conservation of Minnesota’s special places, from city parks to wilderness areas.
The Trust for Public Land today strongly supported Obama administration budget proposed for the next fiscal year, which includes continued investments in our nation’s land, water, recreation and working landscapes that support local economies. It proposed the full $900 million for Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).