ALT Press Releases

AQUIDNECK LAND TRUST ANNOUNCES APRIL 6 DEADLINE FOR COMMUNITY GRANTS

Middletown, RI. – March 14, 2018 – Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) is accepting applications for grants from the Merritt Neighborhood Fund, which supports the preservation of small parks, community gardens, and other natural spaces on Aquidneck Island.

AQUIDNECK LAND TRUST ANNOUNCES FARMLINK AQUIDNECK INITIATIVE

Middletown, RI. – March 5, 2018 - Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) recently announced the launch of Farmlink Aquidneck, an online resource for Rhode Island farmers.

LITTLE CREEK RECEIVES RHODE ISLAND DEM GRANT

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 ANNOUNCES OPEN REGISTRATION FOR ANNUAL 5K RACE FOR OPEN SPACE

Middletown, RI. – September 5, 2017 – Aquidneck Land Trust ("ALT") has opened registration for the 10th Annual 5K Race for Open Space, to be held on November 4, 2017. The 5K Run/Walk is a loop course along the scenic Sakonnet Greenway Trail.

AQUIDNECK LAND TRUST ANNOUNCES MERRITT NEIGHBORHOOD FUND GRANT AWARDS

Middletown, RI. – July 24, 2017 – Aquidneck Land Trust ("ALT") has awarded 15 grants totaling over $14,000 to local community and neighborhood groups through its annual grant program, the Merritt Neighborhood Fund.

AQUIDNECK LAND TRUST AND NEWPORT COUNTY YMCA ANNOUNCE "FITNESS IN THE PARK" IN NEWPORT

Middletown, RI. – June 28, 2017 – Aquidneck Land Trust ("ALT") and the Newport County YMCA announce plans for a free exercise program, Fitness in the Park, scheduled to take place every Sunday in August at Miantonomi Park in Newport.

AQUIDNECK LAND TRUST ANNOUNCES ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS

Middletown, RI. – June 20, 2017 – Aquidneck Land Trust ("ALT") has selected two local high school seniors to receive the fourth annual Environmental Leadership Award ("ELA") for the 2016-2017 school year. The scholarship supports youth leaders on Aquidneck Island...

CITY OF NEWPORT AND AQUIDNECK LAND TRUST ANNOUNCE OPEN DAYS AT MIANTONOMI PARK MEMORIAL TOWER

Middletown, RI. – June 14, 2017 – Aquidneck Land Trust ("ALT") and the City of Newport, as part of the Newport Open Space Partnership, announce new summer hours for the historic tower in Miantonomi Park as part of the Annual Miantonomi Exploration Days.

AQUIDNECK LAND TRUST ANNOUNCES BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT

Middletown, RI. – May 9, 2017 – Aquidneck Land Trust ("ALT") will host its fifteenth annual golf tournament on Monday, June 19, at Newport National Golf Course in Middletown, RI. The tournament raises funds to support future conservation efforts on Aquidneck Island.