ALT Annual Fund – A New Challenge!

A generous anonymous donor has offered to MATCH new annual fund gifts and memberships! How does your gift qualify? Any gift that is larger than your last annual fund gift qualifies…as does any gift or membership from a new donor. Please help us reach the full $30,000 challenge. Thank you!

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Fiesta Verde 2019

Join us on Saturday, July 20, for Enchanted Summer, our biggest event of the year! Wonderful music, delicious food, and plenty of dancing…all overlooking the historic Cliff Walk, on the lawns of three beautiful Bellevue Avenue homes (Miramar, Ocean View and Rock Cliff). Please register today!

Conservation News

ALT has placed a 6.20-acre property near Third Beach Road in Middletown under conservation easement. Local resident Sandra Allen donated the easement to the land trust. The property will remain private land but is protected forever from development, and will be used for agriculture and wildlife habitat.

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Full Moon Walk

Join us on Tuesday, November 12, for our next Full Moon Walk! We will meet at a conserved property and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature under a full autumn moon. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Location and exact time to be announced; register here.

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Golf Tourney

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. All are welcome!

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 Sept. 25 tour.

ALT Trails

Looking for a walk, run, or hike on a nature trail? ALT offers three trail systems, spread over dozens of conserved properties. The longest trail is the Sakonnet Greenway Trail, which is over 10 miles long! Shorter trails are easily accessible at Spruce Acres and Oakland Forest. See you on the trail!

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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