We are thrilled to be able to celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2021 and kicked off the year with a Happy Birthday Walk on January 9. The walk took place at the Slocum’s River Reserve, and the adjoining Grosswendt Reserve, DNRT’s first acquired property. The Grosswendt Reserve was donated to DNRT in 1971 by Carl…

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Duck Season

Hunting along the coast and rivers will happen until February 8th. During the month of January and February coastal waterfowl hunting will be occurring. You might see some folks hunting on property that abuts DNRT’s. (At Slocum’s River Reserve, for instance, the big field that goes down to the river has a trail easement on…

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Trail Race

The winners who will take home the coveted Triple Beanie: (M) Keith Nadeau (F) Erin Carr Congratulations!!!! Triple Beanie Runner-ups 2nd Place (M) Steve Brightman (F) Megan Skoczylas ​​​​​​​3rd Place ​​​​​​​(M) Steven Bernardo (F) Kate McGowan Single Course Winners Destruction Brook Woods (M) Stuart MacGregor (F) Nora Blodgett Frank Knowles/Little River Reserve (M) Doug Roscoe (F) Jennifer…

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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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