Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield

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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.

“This Old Town”
Bringing Mansfield’s Past to Life

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Established in 1971 to Preserve Mansfield's
Natural Resources for Future Generations
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The NRT is now accepting applications
for the
Leonard Flynn Environmental Scholarship

The NRT Leonard Flynn Environmental Scholarship is a $1,000.00 scholarship awarded by the Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield to a Mansfield student who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment.

Leonard F. (“Lenny”) Flynn was a lifelong conservationist and tireless advocate of preserving and protecting the environment. He was a founding member and past president of the Natural Resources Trust of Mansfield, whose goal is to preserve and protect natural resources for future generations. Under Lenny’s leadership, the NRT of Mansfield, working with the Mansfield Conservation Commission and other agencies, has acquired over 800 acres of land for passive recreation in Mansfield. Leonard Flynn lived in Mansfield for 48 years and died in 2015 at the age of 81. This scholarship is dedicated to Lenny’s passion for land conservation.

Requirements:
We will award this scholarship to a Mansfield student who has evidenced a proven commitment to conservation or preserving the environment.

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NRT Club to expand
York Conservation Area trails

The Youth Natural Resources Trust Club, under the direction of Mansfield High School senior Gus Huiskamp completed the final hurdle for the new trail, with the approval of the Mansfield Board of Selectmen. The trail will be a mile-long loop behind the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School. Entrance to the new trail will be from Branch Street  Work on the trails should start in early spring.

 


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     Mansfield, MA 02048
    
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