Community Gardens to hold Free Workshops, Plant Sale, and Raffle

Early Season Plant Sale  (Saturday, April 21st, 11:30 at 318 Chase Road, Dartmouth) Get your garden off to a great start, with vegetable starts grown in the new greenhouse at Helfand Farm Community Gardens!  There will be leafy greens, onions, beets, peas and more.  The Community Gardens started this fundraiser, […] Read more »

DNRT Hiring Seasonal Field Technician

Title: Seasonal Field Technician  Supervisor: Land Steward Organization:  Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust  Time Period:  Early June through August 2018.  Start date negotiable. Summary of Position: The Seasonal Field Technician will primarily be working to support DNRT’s management of its 50 Reserves covering nearly 1,700 acres in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.  A significant […] Read more »

DNRT Hiring Temporary Daffodil Rangers!

We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Thank you for your interest. Help us to manage visitors at the Daffodil Field at Parsons Reserve during our busiest time of the year!  Summary The position’s primary function is to manage visitors to the daffodil field at DNRT’s Parsons Reserve […] Read more »

Community Garden Invites Public to Greenhouse Opening

Snow may still be in the forecast, but local volunteers are turning soil, planting seed and looking forward to a bountiful spring harvest.  It is all thanks to a new greenhouse at Helfand Farm Community Gardens.  The greenhouse is a first for the group, which is now beginning its 6th […] Read more »

Birds of Massachusetts Woodlands: An Informational Talk

Chestnut Sided Warbler

Tuesday, March 13, 7:00 PM DNRT Office at Helfand Farm 318 Chase Rd Dartmouth, MA 02747 Are your woods bird-friendly? How can you accomplish your land management goals, while benefiting forest songbirds? The forests of New England are vital for the survival and reproduction of many birds, such as the […] Read more »

Become a Citizen Scientist by Participating in Frog Watch!

Northern Leopard Frog

FrogWatch USA is AZA’s citizen science program and provides individuals, groups, and families opportunities to learn about wetlands in their communities by reporting on the calls of local frogs and toads. Why Frogs? Frogs and toads have served as important cultural symbols for centuries; this can range from symbolizing fertility […] Read more »

Mysteries of Destruction Brook Woods, Pt 2

Destruction Brook Woods

BY JEFF GRABER This is the second installment in a three-part series about unresolved mysteries in Destruction Brook Woods. Mysterious Holes – Our second mystery was discovered by Peter Bullard, a long-time DNRT member, and is located on the northern side of the Tea Cup trail (so named by former […] Read more »

Gidley Woods Forestry Talk & Walk

The Gidley Farm and associated woodland has been in the continuous ownership of a single family since the 1600s. The current woodlands have been under active forest management since the mid-1970s, resulting in the beautiful forest that continues to welcome visitors to the property. The forest is now ready for […] Read more »

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 »