Coastal Farm in Dartmouth Protected to Keep Farming

Ocean View Farm

By ecoRI News staff DARTMOUTH, Mass. — The Buzzards Bay Coalition and its partners, the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust and Round the Bend Farm, recently celebrated the permanent protection of 115-acre Ocean View Farm on Allens Pond, the largest land conservation project ever completed along the coast of Buzzards Bay. […] Read more »

2018 Calendar Photo Contest Winners!

We are happy to announce the winners of our 2018 Calendar Photo Contest! It was extremely difficult to choose with so many great submissions this year. Thank you to all you entered and congratulations to all of this year’s winners! Read more »

2017 Trail Trek

Join DNRT’s “2017 Trail Trek” to win a prize and recognition while discovering new places, getting healthy exercise, and enjoying the great outdoors. It is easy to participate.  DNRT has two levels for the 2017 Trail Trek: Walk, run, hike or jog all 35 miles of trails and receive DNRT’s […] Read more »

Thank you for making 2016 a great year for DNRT!

As this year comes to a close, we celebrate our many accomplishments in 2016 and look forward to new opportunities in 2017. Here are some of DNRT’s accomplishments in 2016: Opening Wernick Farm, DNRT’s newest Reserve, in June 2016, an extraordinarily diverse natural area of 62-acres in North Dartmouth. Go […] Read more »

2nd Annual Trail Race and Walk

Over 170 runners and walkers participated in DNRT’s 2nd Annual Trail Race & Walk at Slocum’s River Reserve and Parsons Reserve on Saturday, November 5. The weather was great for running or walking and everyone enjoyed the course…as well as the after-race music, beer and pizza!  Congratulations to the male […] Read more »

Allens Pond Conservation Completion Project

From Horseneck Road to Barney’s Joy, visionary local landowners and conservation organizations have worked together over decades to protect and preserve Allens Pond in Dartmouth. If you’ve ever explored Mass Audubon’s Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, you’ve experienced firsthand the benefits of this land conservation. The sanctuary’s 600 acres of unspoiled salt marshes and […] Read more »

The DNRT Center at Helfand Farm…It’s Rising

February 1, 2016 We’ve seen dramatic progress already on the construction of DNRT’s new headquarters at 318 Chase Road, thanks to the efforts of our Building Committee, and thanks to the nearly 200 donors whose generosity and support helped us kick-start this project. Although we’re approaching our fundraising goal, we’re […] Read more »

New Dartmouth Trail Opens (Standard Times article)

Nearly 100 people showed up on a beautiful, sunny morning for the DNRT’s opening of the Paskamansett Woods trail, just south of Route 6 and directly across Chase Road from Gene Street. http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20151012/NEWS/151019818 Read more »

Parsons Reserve: “Reserve of the Month”

Parsons Reserve is a 32-acre parcel located just outside Russell’s Mills Village between Slade’s Corner Road and Horseneck Road. The parcel is primarily comprised of deciduous upland forest, with interesting topography, such as rock outcroppings and ridgelines. Destruction Brook meanders through the property on its way to Slocum’s River with the […] Read more »