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Causes: Environment, Forest Conservation, Land Resources Conservation, Water, Water Resources, Wetlands Conservation & Management

Mission: Aquidneck land trust's mission is preserving aquidneck island's open spaces and natural character for the lasting benefit of the community.

Programs: A conservation easement to preserve open space on aquidneck island was acquired on 22. 67 acres of land in the year ended september 30, 2017. This easement consisted of:spruce acres: 22. 67 acres. This preserved parcel is strategically important, based on clear conservation criteria.

as of september 30, 2017, the land trust has preserved and protected 2,575. 39 acres of land to date. The land trust assures responsible, perpetual stewardship for all conserved lands, driven by a commitment to protect each parcel to the highest possible standard in accordance with the conservation easement, a dedication to excellence and care in stewardship practices, and ardent defense of the land entrusted to them by grantors.

public access, education and communication, primarily though membership services, bolster the land trust's land protection and stewardship objectives through targeted and sharply focused education and communication activities and balanced public access strategies that promote a land conservation ethic, create an understanding of the urgent need to conserve open spaces, and build broad-based public awareness and support of the land trust's mission and goals. Activities include lectures, property tours, newsletters, promotional materials and the annual report and annual meeting.

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Aquidneck Land Trust is an accredited land trust. Accreditation means Aquidneck Land Trust meets national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Aquidneck Land Trust has demonstrated to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission its commitment to excellence. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. These land trusts demonstrate their commitment to excellence by adopting Land Trust Standards and Practices, the ethical and technical guidelines for the responsible operation of a land trust, and meeting the accreditation requirements drawn from them. Learn More: http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/about.

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