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Middletown, RI – January 15, 2018 – Great news! ALT has received a $151,500 grant from The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management for the purchase of Little Creek Preserve in Portsmouth.

Aquidneck Land Trust reaches goal to protect Spruce Acres farm

Efforts to save the Spruce Acres tree farm on the Middletown-Portsmouth line from development appear to have been successful. On Thursday afternoon, Aquidneck Land Trust Executive Director Chuck Allott told The Daily News the nonprofit conservation group had secured $2.3 million to protect the 23-acre parcel.

Another Save for Aquidneck Land Trust

With its legacy of wise and effective governance, no one needs to warn the board and staff of the Aquidneck Land Trust about counting their chickens. But with a good dose of cautious optimism, it seems fair to say those chicks are about to hatch.

Happy 25th

What started in 1990 as a volunteer effort to raise awareness about the importance of open space on Aquidneck Island has preserved nearly 2,500 acres from development in the past quarter-century.