November 30, 2005

National Trust measures success

The National Trust must earn the support of the community by being visible, credible and accountable, general manager Frank Roulstone told members and guests at the group’s recent annual general meeting.

Both he and National Trust chairman Carla Reid highlighted activities of the 2004-05 fiscal year, including the purchase of four parcels of land totalling 144 acres within the Mastic Reserve.

The Trust now holds 603 acres in the area of the Mastic Trail. Land held in environmental reserves now totals 2,318 acres in the three Cayman Islands.

This is in keeping with the purpose for which the National Trust was formed by legislators in 1987: preservation of the historic, natural and maritime heritage of the islands… conservation of lands, natural features and submarine areas of beauty, historic or environmental importance.

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