Mattapoisett Library Leave No Trace Workshop

Bob Sirhal, Rhode Island’s Leave No Trace State Advocate, will provide a free orientation on Tuesday, May 23 at 6:00 pm in the Community Room of the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street. This program is a joint effort of the Mattapoisett Land Trust and the Mattapoisett Sustainability Partnership. Registration is necessary to participate and is available on the library’s events calendar at Sirhal will present the seven principles of the Leave No Trace philosophy and discuss how to lessen human impacts on the environment and nature trails. Materials and handouts will be provided.

            The Mattapoisett Land Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to acquiring and preserving natural resources and wildlife areas in Mattapoisett for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations, educating the public about the wise use of natural resources and collaborating with other organizations that have similar goals. Learn more about the Land Trust at

            The Mattapoisett Sustainability Partnership is a group dedicated to promoting sustainable living in the community. Meetings are typically the first Saturday of the month at 10 am; schedules are subject to change so check the library’s events calendar for updated information. To be a part of this group, stop in for a meeting or email to get details.

            For more information about this event or to register, call the library at 508.758.4171 or email to Check the library’s events calendar at for more upcoming programs and book discussions.

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