About the Tiverton Land Trust - preserving the rural character and scenic beauty of Tiverton, Rhode Island

About Us

Mission Statement

The Tiverton Land Trust is a private nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to preserving the rural character and scenic beauty of Tiverton, RI for generations to come.

Goals

The Land Trust's goals are to protect land in perpetuity by conserving open space, agricultural lands, and wildlife habitats.

Our goal is also to educate and inform:

  • the community of the benefits of protecting open space, agriculture lands, and wildlife habitats
  • our younger generations to appreciate the rural nature, environment, and ecology of the area
  • property owners to preserve open space and/or provide conservation easements

Values

The values that guide the Land Trust to reach our goals are

  • commitment to the public good
  • responsibility for the stewardship of resources
  • adoption of the National Land Trust Alliance standards and practices
  • recognition of the trust placed in us by our donors, landowner partners and the public by being fiscally responsible
  • effectively partnering with government, private, and other non-profit organizations