What a Work Party at Lake Mansfield! SAT May 18th 2024

On Saturday, May 18th 2024 and intrepid group of 16 volunteers put in a total of 36 work hours in the Lake Mansfield Conservation Forest:

- Removed invasive plants (garlic mustard and burning bush)

- Trimmed and top dressed the Christian Hill Trail Entrance 

SEE PHOTOS: Lake Mansfield Volunteer Work Day 1 (May 2024)

If you missed this opportunity to pitch in, don't worry! Just sign up now for our next work party:

Meet GBLC's 2024 Board

Meet the Great Barrington Land Conservancy's 2024 Board of Directors

Christine Ward, President
Douglas Brown, Vice President
Jane Angelini, Treasurer
Thomas Ferris, Secretary
Dale Abrams
Melissa Kennedy
Joseph Maleady
David Pixley
Kate Ritter Roblin
Brad Roblin
Sharon Siter

Our mission

2024 May Greenagers Crew repair Lake Mansfield Trails

The Greenager Crew was hired for a day to resurface the Christian Hill Trail entrance area, and then they came back! This time to volunteer a day which included 15 or so volunteers from the Steiner School to haul more surfacing material, and complete this major trail repair! We are so enormously grateful to be able to support this youthfilled contribution to the community and the environment! 

SEE PHOTOS: 2024 May Greenagers Crew repair Lake Mansfield Trails

2024 April Blowdown CleanUP on the Riverfront Trail - Job Done!

This spring has been a windy rainy one  resulting in blowdowns in many trail areas and the southern section of the Riverfront Trail on Brookside Road had a big vine covered white pine fall, blocking the trail and breaking 2 rails of the split-rail fence. Project Leader, Joe Maleady was quick to respond to a helpful email from a trail user alerting him to the problem!