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National trust seek volunteers to archive Montserrat’s history

Director of the Montserrat National Trust, Sarita Francis

According to a ZJBNews report Director of the Montserrat National Trust, Sarita Francis, is urging the public to assist in preserving Montserrat’s history.

In an interview with ZJB news about an update on the digital archiving program. Mrs. Francis urged, “we need volunteers to come in who know Montserrat, who know the history to be able to volunteer to put into the catalogue information on each of the images that we have…to believe in the institution called the Montserrat National Trust.”

She pointed out, “We’re here to preserve not only environment but also the culture and the history of the island. We’ve been doing this for the past forty-seven years…it is our history, there’s a lot of work to be done.”

The director informed that they are they are doing work in the botanic gardens, in the museum, in the archiving, work to deal with invasive plants, promoting the national endemic plants. Noting that a lot of work is being done, she also implored, “we need volunteers from Montserrat, who have Montserrat at heart, who love Montserrat, to come out and help us.”

All the work is not to be in vain as the archives would be available for public viewing at the National Trust.

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Director of the Montserrat National Trust, Sarita Francis

According to a ZJBNews report Director of the Montserrat National Trust, Sarita Francis, is urging the public to assist in preserving Montserrat’s history.

In an interview with ZJB news about an update on the digital archiving program. Mrs. Francis urged, “we need volunteers to come in who know Montserrat, who know the history to be able to volunteer to put into the catalogue information on each of the images that we have…to believe in the institution called the Montserrat National Trust.”

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She pointed out, “We’re here to preserve not only environment but also the culture and the history of the island. We’ve been doing this for the past forty-seven years…it is our history, there’s a lot of work to be done.”

The director informed that they are they are doing work in the botanic gardens, in the museum, in the archiving, work to deal with invasive plants, promoting the national endemic plants. Noting that a lot of work is being done, she also implored, “we need volunteers from Montserrat, who have Montserrat at heart, who love Montserrat, to come out and help us.”

All the work is not to be in vain as the archives would be available for public viewing at the National Trust.