• Alliance Member
  • Accredited
  • Terrafirma Insured

The Aquidneck Land Trust ("ALT") has conserved over 2,600 acres of land on Aquidneck Island since its founding in 1990. It maintains 12 miles of free public trails across farmland, forested land, meadows and fields. Its mission is: To preserve and steward Aquidneck Island’s open spaces for the lasting benefit of the community, while connecting people with the land that defines the Island’s natural character.

Land Protected

Rhode Island

Demographics

  • Year first joined

    1991

  • Adopted 2017 Standards & Practices

    Yes

  • Number of full-time staff

    6

  • Number of supporters

    1,300

  • Number of volunteers

    100

  • Number of board members

    18

Features
Trails

Land trusts with public trails for guided or individual hikes, walks, biking and more.

Public Access

Land trusts that welcome visitors for activities such as walking, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, birding and more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Land trusts with volunteer opportunities, such as trail maintenance, clean ups, administrative duties, giving tours and more.

Conservation Priorities
Agricultural Land

Land trusts that protect farms and ranches to ensure sustainable food and secure agricultural ways of life.

Forests

Land trusts that protect forested lands for habitat preservation, sequestering carbon, sustainable timber, conserving wilderness and more.

Wildlife Habitat

Land trusts that protect habitat for plants and animals, such as wildlife corridors, breeding grounds and habitats for endangered species.

Land Trust Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance powers our nearly 1,000 member land trusts to permanently protect and conserve the land we need and love, ensuring it will be there for today and tomorrow.