Land Preservation

The Glocester Land Trust is dedicated to the preservation of Glocester’s natural resources, rural heritage, and scenic beauty as an environmental, educational, and recreational resource for all who live, work, or visit in the Town of Glocester. Our members recognize the historical significance and cultural heritage of our community and endeavor to protect it for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations. -Mission Adopted, 2013


Through the efforts of the Town Council, the Glocester Land Trust was established by the Rhode Island Legislature in 1987.  On behalf of all the citizens of Glocester, the Trustees of the Glocester Land

Over the past twenty-seven years, the Glocester Land Trust has conserved more than 2,429 acres of land consisting of the following properties:

- Mr. & Mrs. Henry C. Hawkins (Hawkins Pond)
- Miss Elizabeth M. Phillips (Phillips Farm)
- The Scott & Worthington Families (Scotston Town Forest)
- Mr. Signe Phillips (Signe Phillips Woodland)
- Mr. Anthony Sprague (Sprague Farm)
- The Burton Family (Burton Woodland – Sprague Farm)
- Mr. Manoog Heditsian (Steere Hill)
- Ms. Beverly Comber (Comber Woodland)
- Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hawksley (Prospect Hill)
- Mr. Edward Kelley (Garrity Woodland)
- Miss Alexandria Kwandrans (Kwandrans Woodland)
- Mr. & Mrs. Marcus Thompson (Seldom Seen Farm)
- Mr. & Mrs. David Kilmartin (Kilmartin Woodland – Sprague Farm)
- The Migneault Family (Huckins Woodland – Sprague Farm)
- The Hopkins Family (Hopkins Woodland)
- Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Coleman (Coleman Woodland – Sprague Farm)
- Mr. Armand Desnoyers (Desnoyers Woodland – Sprague Farm)
- Miss Helen Garrity (Keech Hill – Seldom Seen Farm)
- Ms. Andrea Keating (Klutz Woodland – Sprague Farm)
- Dr. Daniel Savitt (Savitt Conservation Area)
- Mr. Michael Dahlquist (Dalhlquist Farm)
- Dr. Purvis (Williams Mills Conservation Area)

The Trust gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society, the Rhode Island Audubon Society, the Roger Williams Reserve, and innumerable individuals whose generosity has enhanced its success.

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