ALT Annual Fund

Your donation to our Annual Fund is much appreciated! Help us conserve land and protect our drinking water supply on Aquidneck Island by supporting the work that we do. Every gift matters. Thank you!

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Merritt Fund Grants

The 2019 Merritt Neighborhood Grant award cycle has begun! Learn more about Merritt Grants and how your neighborhood or community group can apply for funds to improve a natural space on Aquidneck Island. Last year, ALT awarded 12 grants totaling $16,000!

Conservation News

The Blue Garden in Newport, a historic landscape designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., is the 80th Aquidneck Island property to be permanently conserved by the Aquidneck Land Trust. Read more about this exciting news!

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Amazing Birds II

ALT is pleased to announce the second series in our popular Amazing Birds course, taught by ALT board member and professional ornithologist Charles Clarkson. Classes will meet from 6-7:30 pm at Greenvale Vineyards on 4/16, 4/23, 5/7 and 5/14. Register here.

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2019 Golf Tournament

Register now for the 2019 ALT Golf Tournament at Newport National Golf Club, the #1 public course in New England! Monday, June 17. Gifts, prizes, lunch, cocktail reception.

ALT Trolley Tours

Join us for an insider’s look at our favorite conserved properties! We hop on a vintage trolley, tour several ALT-conserved sites, enjoy a delicious wine and cheese break at Sweet Berry Farm, and return to ALT. Register here for the June 12 or Sept. 25 tour.

Spruce Acres Open!

ALT is pleased to announce that Aquidneck Island’s newest public park is now open dawn til dusk. The address is 1286 East Main Road, Middletown. 1.5 miles of nature trails await you – enjoy!

ALT HIGHLIGHTS

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Newport Daily News | November 20, 2018
A local donor leaves ALT $250,000 bequest for land conservation

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Newport Daily News | August 25, 2018
The new Gewirz Trail at Spruce Acres is scheduled to open soon.

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Newport Daily News | January 8, 2018
Efforts to clean up storm-water got a boost recently, thanks to a donation to the Aquidneck Land Trust.

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Newport Daily News | March 2, 2018
Land Trust raises $368,000 to purchase 15-acre property

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The Newport Daily News | September 11, 2017
Participants in the Bird Banding Walk get a close-up look at a hatch year common yellow throat in Middletown.

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The Newport Daily News | June 29, 2017
Jim and Michelle Garman harvest kale for their CSA customers at their Middletown farm.

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Middletown Patch | August 27, 2017
Three local organizations have won funding ranging from giving away rain barrels to installing art in Miantonomi Park.

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