The Trust for Public Land

Organization Information

WebsiteClick to visit
Street30 Danforth Street, Suite 106
Town/CityPortland, Maine 04101
CountiesStatewide
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-772-7424

Service Area

United States

Key Facts

  • The Trust for Public Land has facilitated the protection of 1.2 million acres of land nationwide and over 85,000 acres in Maine
  • To its municipal and private project partners, TPL offers the flexibility of a nonprofit partner to secure land for permanent protection and public use
  • TPL provides assistance with real estate transactions, planning, coalition building, and financing strategies–and can act quickly to take important lands off the market until funds are available for public acquisition
  • To landowners, TPL offers tax planning, confidential negotiations, and transactions structured to meet timing and financial needs
  • TPL provides training, technical assistance, and advice to community organizations, and offers a comprehensive program to help communities design, pass and implement public funding measures for land conservation
  • TPL has facilitated the purchase of 37 properties in Maine, totaling over 52,000 acres, for permanent conservation
  • TPL has facilitated the purchase of conservation easements over 11 properties in Maine, totaling more than 33,000 acres

The Trust for Public Land is an accredited land trust.

Accredited Land Trust

Main Contact

NameBill Twomey
TitleState Director
Address30 Danforth Street, Suite 106, Portland, ME 04101
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-772-7424

Alternate Contact

NameBetsy Cook
TitleProject Manager
Address30 Danforth Street, Suite 106, Portland, ME 04101
EmailClick to send
Phone 207-772-7424