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Sharon, MA – October 23, 2013 – The Trustees of Reservations, the nation’s oldest and one of Massachusetts’ largest statewide land conservation organization, recently recognized Trevor Battle for 15 years of service with the organization. Battle received his award at the organization’s annual meeting held at one of its signature properties, Naumkeag, a National Historic Landmark located in Stockbridge.
“Trevor is widely known by visitors to Rocky Woods in Medfield and Noanet Woodlands in Dover for his outgoing, friendly personality,” says Mike Francis, Trustees Charles River Valley Superintendent. “He makes everyone feel welcome to the reservation and can recommend trails or outings to suit everyone’s needs, as a result of his many years of experience. Trevor is also known for his precise knowledge of weather phenomenon and the latest forecast, something pretty handy when planning a trip in the outdoors.”
The Trustees of Reservations (The Trustees) “hold in trust” and care for properties, or “reservations,” of scenic, cultural, and natural significance for the general public to enjoy. Founded by open space visionary Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees are the nation’s oldest, statewide land trust and one of Massachusetts’ largest conservation organizations. Supported by more than 100,000 members and donors and thousands of volunteers, The Trustees own and manage 111 spectacular reservations, over 20 of which are located on Boston’s North Shore – including working farms, historic homesteads and gardens, community parks, barrier beaches and mountain vistas – located on more than 26,000 acres throughout the Commonwealth. In addition, The Trustees work closely with community partners and permanent affiliates including Boston Natural Areas Network and the Hilltown Land Trust to preserve and protect special places for current and future generations. The Trustees are an established leader in the conservation and preservation movement and model for other land trusts nationally and internationally. The organization offers hundreds of outreach programs, workshops, and events annually, designed to engage all ages in their mission. To find out more, please visit: www.thetrustees.org.