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August 5, 2011 06:55 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Professional Land Surveying Services Help Preserve Open Space

Foster, RIFoster Survey Company, a leader in providing expert professional services including boundary surveying, mapping, land planning, septic system designs, subdivision design, GIS, and GPS throughout Rhode Island, is proud to announce today that the West Greenwich Land Trust has selected Foster Survey Company to provide professional land surveying services to survey an existing Conservation Development Rights boundary.

The rights of a portion of this property, located on Hopkins Hill Road in West Greenwich, RI, had been acquired by the West Greenwich Land Trust to preserve the land by acquisition of a Conservation Developments Rights Easement.

“While Foster Survey Company provides professional land surveying services to a range of clients and industries, we are especially proud of our work with those clients dedicated to the preservation of land in Rhode Island, such as Providence Water, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, the Foster Land Trust, the Glocester Land Trust, and” said Eric D. Colburn, PLS and President of Foster Survey Company, “we are now proud to work with the West Greenwich Land Trust, too”.

The West Greenwich Land Trust Acquiring and Preserving Open Space in West Greenwich

West Greenwich Land Trust

West Greenwich Land Trust

The West Greenwich Town Council established the West Greenwich Land Trust in 1997 to acquire and preserve open space. Lands described as farm land, open spaces, historical places, fresh water wetlands, ground water recharge areas, well fields, wildlife habitats, bicycle and hiking paths and land for future public recreational use are among those noted in the enabling ordinance.

The West Greenwich Land Trust’s Mission:

The purpose of the West Greenwich Land Trust is to preserve open space and maintain existing agricultural, wildlife, recreational, scenic, and historical land uses which represent the natural heritage of the Town, through voluntary means emphasizing private ownership.

To learn more about the West Greenwich Land Trust, to support or become a member, visit

Professional Land Surveying Services Provided

The West Greenwich Land Trust has retained Foster Survey Company to survey the boundaries and prepare a Class I survey plan of 15 acres of land on Hopkins Hill Road in West Greenwich. These professional land surveying services include:

  • This survey is to establish the metes and bounds of 15 acres within a 111 acre property for an existing conservation easement owned by the West Greenwich Land Trust.
  • The survey, monumentation, and plan performed and prepared in accordance with the Rhode Island Class I Survey Standard.
  • Recording the certified Class I Survey Plan in the Land Evidence Records in the West Greenwich Town Hall.
  • Physical structures (houses, barns, garages, sheds, wells, walls, OWTS) and utilities (poles, guy wires, overhead lines, etc.), survey located in the field and delineated on the Class I Survey Plan.

About Foster Survey Company

Foster Survey Company

Foster Survey Company is a Rhode Island Professional Land Surveying Company established in March of 1993. We are Registered Licensed RI Professional Land Surveyors serving all Rhode Island. Our core beliefs are to provide superior professional land surveying services that will benefit you with: Value, Experience, and Quality! For Additional information about Foster Survey Company, visit


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Eric D. Colburn, PLS 401-647-9240 extension 11
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