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The land bank is a rare breed. Neither a sanctuary program nor a park system, it is a middle ground where the highest virtues of conservation can be realized: public enjoyment of nature, where limits and restraint secure the natural world’s future and prosperity. Learn more about the land bank…

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Firewood Available

Posted 1/17/24

The land bank is offering green hardwood whole logs to the public for firewood on a first-come first-serve basis to the first 20 applicants, after which the list will close. Please email mhill@vine…

Land Bank 2023 Annual report

Posted 1/12/24

The land bank 2023 annual report is now available. You can view it under Notices and Documents, or click the link.

FYI Ramble Trail News

Posted 1/8/24

Any boats that are left tied up at Ramble Trail Preserve Beach will be removed on Friday the 12th of January. 

Early Closing on Friday December 22, 2023

Posted 12/18/23

As the Dukes County Registry of Deeds is closing early on Friday, December 22, the land bank will follow and be closing at 12:30pm. The land bank will be re-opening on Tuesday, December 26th and have…

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The land bank collects a fee on the island’s real estate transactions to fund land conservation and stewardship on the island. Land bank forms are available for download and printing.

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