For decades we’ve preserved places that help tell the story of Black life in America, reminders of the lessons our history has to offer and a connection to our nation’s shared heritage. A modest brick building in Hockessin, Delaware became the icon of one... Read more

An historic 60-acre property at the confluence of the Delaware River and Broad Dyke Canal has been conserved as a new public natural area for the City of New Castle, Delaware, The Trust for Public Land and the city announced today.

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This report measures the value of the park and recreation system in Wilmington, Delaware.

The town of New Castle, Delaware was founded in 1651 and much of the historic town remains, creating a window in time to the Colonial Era. TPL worked hand in hand with the town to protect the 60-acre Broad Dyke property along the Delaware River, which... Read more

This new research study by The Trust for Public Land's Center for City Park Excellence explores the economic value of the parks and park programs of the city of Wilmington, Delaware.

Enumerating the economic value of the city's park system for seven... Read more

Sussex County, Delaware, 6/19/2001: Yesterday, 232 acres of prime wildlife habitat were added to the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge through an agreement negotiated by the Trust for Public Land. The purchase of the land from a private owner transferred... Read more

BETHANY BEACH, DELAWARE: The purchase of the largest parcel of undeveloped land within the Town of Bethany Beach, the 26-acre Natter property along Route 26, was announced today by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Trust... Read more

Every summer, vacationers flock to Bethany Beach on the Atlantic coast south of Delaware Bay. The beach is also adjacent to the Inland Bay's region, an important system of estuaries that provides habitat for shorebirds, migratory birds, and young marine... Read more

TPL, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, has helped expand the grassland, marshland, and upper woodland of the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge to now protect over 9,000 acres of sensitive habitat. An acquisition of 22 acres to the... Read more