ALT Milestones

Check out recent news on the work ALT and partners have been up to as well as general farm happenings on Aquidneck Island and within Rhode Island.


The Newport Daily News | June 8, 2017
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.


Newport This Week | March 2, 2017
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.


The Newport Daily News | Jan 11, 2016
The town of Portsmouth and the Aquidneck Land Trust have purchased a 1.5-acre piece of land along the shore that faces the Mount Hope Bridge and plan to turn it into a public park.


The Newport Daily News | January 15, 2015
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.