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Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield

Plymouth Street Conservation Area

Established in 1971 to Preserve Mansfield's Natural Resources for Future Generations.

Our mission
  • To acquire and preserve natural resources for use and enjoyment by present and future generations;
  • to preserve and protect wildlife areas and historic sites;
  • to educate the public about the wise use of our natural resources;
  • and to work with other organizations having similar goals and objectives..

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The Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield  could not exist without its strong base of members, donors and volunteers.
Your membership and contributions comprise the majority of the Trust's annual operating budget.



Acquisition Opportunity

We reached our goal!

Thanks to everyone who donated. A special thanks to NRT Director John Southard and a very, very, very special thanks to NRT member Alex Rothchild and his wife Martha.

To donate to our general land acquisition and maintenance fund

Gilbert Street Offer Map

NRT Supports Plastic Bag Ban

To support of the plastic bag ban approved at town meeting.the NRT donated 100 reusable grocery bags to Our Daily Bread (Mansfield’s food pantry), and the Council on Aging The bags will be distributed by Barry Cioe, of the TeamUp Mansfield group. TeamUp Mansfield  sponsored the plastic bag ban article that passed at town meeting.

Bag donation

NRT President Lou Andrews and, Barry Cioe, of
TeamUp Mansfield.

NRT Accepts Conservation Restriction

The NRT accepted a conservation restriction (CR#9) on 2.83 acres of land along the rails-to-trails. The property adds to properties we own from Fruit Street to our WWII Nature trails property at Branch Street. We plan to add additional trails in the future.This brings the total of NRT conservation restrictions to 407 acres.

CR#9 map

“This Old Town” books still available
Click here for more information or here to order

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© 2018  Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield, Inc.
     255 Fruit Street
     Mansfield, MA 02048