Attention Paskamansett Woods and Gidley Woods Hikers! Active logging will begin in Gidley Woods on Monday, November 16.    The north section of the GREEN TRAIL will be closed Mondays-Fridays. Dogs MUST be leashed once you get to the bridge (east side). For your safety PLEASE stay out of roped off areas and use caution…

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TerraCorps member Bruce Traban

BY BRUCE TRABAN TerraCorps is a leadership development and capacity-building organization that  works at the intersection of land conservation, food systems reform, and environmental justice to create a future where land is the foundation of health and well-being for ALL people in EVERY community. Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to spend my…

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August - Hugh Fanning - Leaving Destruction Brook Woods

There is nothing quite like a peaceful hike. Not only are hikes a great way to get some exercise, but they allow you to explore the great outdoors and find some peace and tranquility at the same time. Some avid hikers have their favorite trails that they hike over and over again while some casual…

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Now, more than ever, we need nature. Spending time outdoors can help to reduce stress and anxiety, and increase positive feelings. Physically, blood pressure can drop, as well as heart rate, and muscle tension. During trying times, nature can help to ground us and make us feel more at peace. For many, nature is already…

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Puddle Jumpers

Have you been spending more time with your kids outdoors? Perhaps you’re looking for something new and fun you can do when you head outside. Here are some great activities you can do at a DNRT Reserve or even in your own backyard! Nature Scavenger Hunt – This is a fun an easy game. We…

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September - McBratney Reserve - Leah Howard

We are pleased to see that so many individuals are seeking solace in nature during this difficult time. Our trails are busier than we have ever seen them! However, just because we all feel a little scared and uncertain, does not mean that rules no longer apply. Over the past two weeks, we have seen:…

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Wernick Farm

Update as of September 9, 2020. DNRT is monitoring state and federal guidance regarding the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  We are very concerned for the health and safety of our community, visitors, volunteers, and staff, and want to do what we can to limit the spread of this disease.  Recognizing that the situation continues to…

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Ocean View Farm

Strong Commitment to Public Trust and Conservation Excellence Dartmouth, MA (Feb. 26, 2020) – One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1971, the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT), has been doing just that for the people of Dartmouth. Now DNRT has announced…

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BY LEAH HOWARD Cold winds rushed across the water and shocked my exposed skin. I raised my neck warmer, hoping that it would shield my face and save me from the bone-chilling breeze. It barely helped. I looked ahead to the end of the dam and noticed I still had a long dam walk to…

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