"The marsh, to him who enters it in a receptive mood, holds, besides mosquitoes and stagnation, melody, the mystery of unknown waters, and the sweetness of Nature undisturbed by man."

~ Charles William Beebe (1877-1962),
Log of the Sun, 1906 

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"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

   * To protect land in perpetuity by conserving open space, agricultural lands, and wildlife habitats, and

   * To educate and inform:

  • the community of the benefits of protecting open space, agriculture lands, and wildlife hab
  • 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

  • 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