The Nature Conservancy purchases 28 acres near Tillinghast Pond

A 28 ACRE tract of land near Tillinghast Pond in West Greenwich has been purchased by The Nature Conservancy. The acquisition was funded by the DEM and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
A 28 ACRE tract of land near Tillinghast Pond in West Greenwich has been purchased by The Nature Conservancy. The acquisition was funded by the DEM and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
WEST GREENWICH – A 28-acre section of forest adjacent to the Tillinghast Pond Management Area and Wickaboxet Management Area has been protected via acquisition, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and The Nature Conservancy announced on Friday. The land was purchased for $265,000 by the conservancy. DEM provided $206,000 towards the purchase, including $154,500 from…

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