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Farmland Scenic

Conservation Values:

  • contains pasture and approximately 350 feet of marine rocky shoreline,
  • located within a Non-Community Wellhead Protection Area, as designated by the RIDEM Office of Water Resources,
  • within the Little Compton Agricultural Lands Scenic Area, as designated by the State of Rhode Island,
  • contains historic stone walls, recognized locally as an important cultural resource,
  • within a State-designated greenway,
  • in close proximity to other protected conservation land; immediately adjacent to other land protected by the Sakonnet Preservation Association,
  • drains directly to the shore of Rhode Island Sound, which is designated as ‘Conservation Water’ by the RI Coastal Resources Management Council,
  • contains land classified as a ‘VE’ flood zone, or High Risk – Coastal Area, by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and
  • 100 % of the Protected Property is mapped as containing Canton and Charlton fine sandy loams, which are limited in their use for agriculture and community development by stoniness and rock outcroppings.

A conservation easements on one lot was given by Carolyn B. Haffenreffer on December 20, 2001; and a second lot by ADK, LLC in December 31, 2008

Total Acreage:

Restriction Type:
Conservation Easements

Date Completed:
December 20, 2001

Conservation Values:
open space, agriculture, adjacent to waterway, adjacent to other conserved properties, scenic vista

Property Type:
Private Property

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