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Farrington Nature Linc

Farrington Nature Linc

Farrington Nature Linc’s (FNL) mission is to enhance the well-being of children from low-income communities through a connection with the natural world. FNL envisions a world in which every child has access to nature, every child learns that nature is a powerful source of health and happiness, and every child believes that stewardship of nature strengthens communities. Programs include adventure-filled outdoor field trips from area schools, a JK-6 after-school program, and a teen leadership program, which is full-time over the summer and includes participant stipends.

Volunteer activities have included:

  • Garden: Late spring/summer/early fall - Weeding, harvesting, hand-watering as needed, delivering produce to Elizabeth Peabody House.

  • Animals: Late June-mid August - Food/water/checking in on weekends and occasional weekdays when program staff are off-site.

  • Event Support: Year round - Supporting event setup/breakdown, event staffing, and other event related tasks - our largest event, The June Bug, will be on June 25th at 630 PM - all event support would come with free admission!

  • Trail and site maintenance: Late summer/early fall - This need will be on an as needed basis, and will most likely only be 1-2 days.

  • Explore programs: Fall/winter/spring - Supporting our Educators at a few after school program sites with specific needs (e.g. large group, little/no partner staff support) - this is day-of assistance with implementation and behavior support - not lesson development or lead teaching



291 Cambridge Turnpike, Lincoln, MA 01773,



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