American Chestnut Restoration Efforts

Members and friends of South Kingstown Land Trust were invited to attend the 14th Annual Meeting of the MA/RI chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation. The event took place here in South Kingstown on Saturday, November 16th, at the SKLT Barn.  Presentations included: “Chestnut 101: A Quick Start Guide to Chestnut Restoration,” “National Meeting Update,” and “MA/RI & NE Chapter Updates.”… Read more »

Organic Farmers Take Note!

SKLT is offering a lease opportunity on a 10-acre portion of the former Hollis Tucker farm on Tuckertown Road for a potential organic farming or gardening operation. The lease area is located on the north side of Tuckertown Road, a half a mile west of the corner of Post Road and Tuckertown Road – denoted… Read more »

Jonnycake Days Celebrated at SKLT

Two events were held to celebrate Jonnycake Days and the Rhode Island Flint Corn Harvest here in South Kingstown – first a party and talk at the SKLT Barn on Saturday, October 26, from 2 to 4 pm. Speakers included Samuel E. Perry Grist Mill keepers Bob and Diane Smith and special guest Nancy Brown-Garcia, a member of the Narragansett… Read more »

Habitat Improvement Project

SKLT has expanded its forest stand and habitat improvement projects at our Browning Woods property. This past summer and fall, we have continued our forest environment improvement efforts by clearing undesirable and overcrowded forest growth in the 250+ acre Browning Woods and adjacent Kenney properties. These lands host the popular Browning Woods Trail, set amidst… Read more »