$3.9M in grants given by state to preserve 1,200 acres

FIFTEEN R.I. COMMUNITIES received grants totaling $3.85 million to conserve open space and farmland Monday. The 18 grants will help preserve 1,193 acres of inland and waterfront properties. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
FIFTEEN R.I. COMMUNITIES received grants totaling $3.85 million to conserve open space and farmland Monday. The 18 grants will help preserve 1,193 acres of inland and waterfront properties. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee awarded $3.85 million to 15 Rhode Island communities, land trusts and conservation organizations Monday to protect more than 1,000 acres of open space and farmland. A number of municipal officials, land trust representatives and nonprofit organizations joined Chafee and Janet L. Coit, director of the state Department of Environmental…

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