SKLT Works with Narragansett Bay Coyote Study

The Narragansett Bay Coyote Study (NBCS), launched in 2004, is working with the South Kingstown Land Trust, R.I. Department of Environmental Management, and Rhode Island residents on a five-year study aiming to help control the coyote population and work toward a more peaceful coexistence. Humans try to eliminate coyotes by hunting, trapping, and poisoning, but… Read more »

Honoring Our Founders at the 2018 Great Outdoors Celebration and Auction

Clarkson Collins, SKLT Land Management Director and past trustee, honored our founders at the 2018 Great Outdoors Celebration and Auction During mid-1970’s rapid residential development and population growth, declines in water quality in South Kingstown’s fresh water and estuarine water bodies, and dramatic losses of farmland led the Town Council and Planning Board to adopt… Read more »

SKLT Preserves Whaley Farm

  In 1999 the South Kingstown Land Trust protected 55 acres of pastureland on Camp Fuller Road owned by the Bayfield Corporation that was poised to become a subdivision. In 2002 SKLT protected the Rocky Meadows Farm’s 16 acres, and in 2012 added a 16-acre farm on Jerry Brown Farm Road previously owned by Bud… Read more »

Second-Growth Forest in South Kingstown Receives Protection

By: EcoRi Staff SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The South Kingstown Land Trust recently protected 22 acres in the neighborhood of Middlebridge owned by the Smith family. Joanne Riccitelli, director of land protection for the South Kingstown Land Trust, said siblings Heather Collins, Martha McManamy, Christopher Smith, Bruce Smith and Holly Smith worked hard to make the… Read more »