About Us

The North Smithfield Land Trust is incorporated as a private, not-for-profit, tax exempt organization [501 (c) (3)] under the corporate laws of the state of Rhode Island.The articles of incorporation state its purpose as:

To promote, for the benefit of the general  public, the preservation of natural resources principally in, but not limited to, the town of  North Smithfield.  These resources shall  include land and water resources, the plant and animal life thereon, and unique scenic, natural or historic sites.
To engage in and promote the scientific and scholarly study of and education regarding natural resources.
To use all properties and assets held or controlled by the corporation and the net earnings thereof for the benefit of the general public and for charitable, educational, recreational, conservation, scientific and historical purposes.