Our Projects

At The Land Trust for Tennessee, we have protected 125,000 acres through 390 (and counting!) projects with private landowners and land conservation partners since 1999. You can explore these projects through the interactive map below.

Protected Land:

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Private protected land.
Public protected land.

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Recreation & Scenic
Wildlife Habitat
Working Farms
Water Protection

Featured Projects:

Featured Working Farms Project

Greensward Farm

In 2017, landowner Marianne Blackwell made the decision to protect land that has been in her family for one hundred years.

Featured Historic Project

PROTECTED: Historic Rippavilla Plantation in Spring Hill

The Land Trust for Tennessee protects Civil War site and historic home.

Featured Recreation & Scenic Project

Conservation Partners Add 1,058 Acres Near Fiery Gizzard Trail to South Cumberland State Park

Acquisition in high-priority area protects resilient forestland, wildlife habitat and scenic views.

Featured Urban Project

PROTECTED: Lakeshore Park, Knoxville

Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, Lakeshore Park has significant conservation, scenic, recreational and parkland resources in its hills, fields, forests, open spaces, wetlands and waterfronts.

Featured Wildlife Habitat Project

Blythe Ferry

This piece of land and other properties along the Hiwassee River corridor – which is one of The Land Trust’s high-priority conservation areas – are an essential part of the Sandhill Crane’s natural migration pattern.

Featured Water Protection Project

Crumpton Creek + The Jennings Family Farm

This was our first donated conservation easement in the County and was made possible with support from The Dan and Margaret Maddox Charitable Fund, The Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the Bonnaroo Works Fund. While A.C. Jennings has ensured his beloved home and fields of corn, wheat and soybeans are protected, the domino effect reaches … Continue reading Crumpton Creek + The Jennings Family Farm