Little Compton’s First Land Trust

455 Acres Conserved since 1972

The Sakonnet Preservation Association, Inc.  was founded in 1972, the first private, non-profit community land trust in Rhode Island. Sakonnet Preservation accepts tax deductible gifts of land and conservation easements as well as monetary contributions, gifts of securities, and bequests to further its mission of conserving and stewarding Little Compton’s natural landscapes and resources.

SAVE THE DATE: July 25th, 2019 Sakonnet Preservation Association’s Annual Meeting will take place at the Little Compton Community Center at 6pm. Historian, Christine DeLucia will speak at 7pm. This event is free and open to the public. 

Board & Staff

Abigail Brooks, President
Sheila Mackintosh, Vice President
Bill Theriault, Treasurer
Ann Beardsley, Secretary

Paul Bazzoni
Ann Beardsley
Michal Brownell
John Cook
Lawre Goodnow
Nan Haffenreffer
Maureen Harrington
Warren Jagger
Don McNaughton
Judy Melanson
Perky Nellissen
David Palumb
Charlie Whipple

Stewardship Director
Mary-Kate Kane

Director of Development & Communications
Kathy Klees Clarendon