Due to the Governor’s emergency order limiting gatherings more than 10 people, the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT) has closed the Parsons Reserve and its daffodil field for the 2020 season as of March 24. The entire Parsons Reserve will be closed. DNRT has blocked trails and will be monitoring the property to enforce the…

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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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Cover---Ocean-View-Farm---Joanne-Humphrey

We are proud to announce the winners selected for the 2020 DNRT Calendar. We received dozens of beautiful photos and it was very difficult to narrow it down to just 13. Thanks to all who entered. Now is the time to start shooting for next year!                  …

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The non-profit Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT) honored Angelica Lloyd Russell’s family with the “Bill Pinney Conservation Leadership Award” at its 48th Annual Meeting on May 15 at Friends Academy in Dartmouth. The Pinney award, named in memory of one of the founders of DNRT, was established in 2017 to honor those who have made…

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DNRT Calendar

Love nature? Love taking photos? Submit your pictures to DNRT for a chance to be featured in our 2019 calendar!  The full-color calendar highlights Dartmouth’s natural character, and proceeds from the sale will benefit land conservation in the community. Photographs must be taken on or of a DNRT property and can feature agricultural lands, forests, lakes…

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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 year in operation. The public…

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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! [jcolumns] Cover: Sunset over George’s Pond, Wylde Reserve – Mark Goulding February: Canada Geese, Star…

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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 beautiful publication, the “Guide to Outdoor…

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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 take a walk at Wernick…

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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 and female race winners Mike…

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