Smithfield Land Trustupdated: April 2017

In 1999, The Rhode Island Legislature and the Smithfield Town Council established this municipal land trust and provided the authority to acquire, hold and manage:

  • Open space lands
  • Agricultural lands
  • Groundwater recharge areas
  • Freshwater marshes and watersheds
  • Wildlife habitats
  • Land providing access to or views of lakes and ponds
  • Land providing significant cultural or historical value
  • Land for future passive or active public recreational use

The purpose of the trust shall be:

  • To preserve and protect open space; wetlands; water bodies; ground and surface water resources; farmland; historical or cultural places of interest; scenic views; unusual, exceptional, or exemplary natural habitats;
  • To provide opportunities for research and education on natural resources on land trust held properties; and
  • To secure for the Town the goals and objectives set forth within the Comprehensive Plan


Contact Smithfield Land Trust


Contact Smithfield Land Trust


64 Farnum Pike
Town Hall
Smithfield, Rhode Island  02917-3224
Phone: 401-233-1000 ext 139


 

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Providence County, Rhode Island


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