Central Arkansas Water (CAW) presented its fourth Annual Crystal Water Drop Award for Stakeholder of the Year to the Trust for Public Land. This organization is certainly a key participant in endeavors to protect the... Read more


It's easy to take clean drinking water for granted. Turn on the tap and out flows unlimited fresh, safe water. Yet few people realize what a luxury clean drinking water truly is— ... Read more

After three years of negotiations, The Trust for Public Land and Central Arkansas Water (CAW) have successfully protected two tracts of land around Lake Maumelle. Located 15... Read more

The 775-acre Wye Mountain headwaters property lies along the north shore of Lake Maumelle and is under imminent threat of development. In response to the State of Arkansas's request for assistance in protecting this critical watershed land, TPL is seeking... Read more

American cities can take a variety of steps to make their city parks more attractive to local residents, and those actions could help people be healthier, according to a report released today by The Trust For Public Land (TPL).

Americans need more... Read more

Legislation being considered this week by the House of Representatives will virtually eliminate funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and have drastic impacts on communities across the nation, according to The Trust for Public Land. The... Read more

Located in the heart of the Ozarks, Three Rivers lies at the headwaters of Arkansas's most spectacular waterways: the White, Kings, and Mulberry rivers. TPL's successful conservation of the 639-acre property protected virgin hardwood forest, prime bass and... Read more

With funding from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, TPL preserved nearly 4,000 acres of valuable habitat within the Ouachita National Forest. TPL worked with nonprofit partners to build grassroots support for the acquisition. The locals'... Read more

TPL has protected nearly 20,000 acres of pristine Arkansas wilderness, adding land to the Ouachita and Ozark-St. Francis national forests. In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, TPL targets the land most critical to conservation, including watershed... Read more

Drawing on its expertise in conversation transactions, TPL helped Central Arkansas Water acquire roughly 1,400 acres along the Big Maumelle River. The most recent purchase in January 2012 protected 488 acres along the north shore of Lake Maumelle, which... Read more