Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT)

– Announcements

Submit Your Best for the 2019 DNRT Calendar Photo Contest

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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Community Garden Invites Public to Greenhouse Opening (March 17)

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

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2017 Trail Trek

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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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 take a walk at Wernick…

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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 and female race winners Mike…

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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 rugged beaches along Buzzards Bay…

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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

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DNRT Earns National Recognition

DNRT is proud to announce that it has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. DNRT’s Executive Director Dexter Mead remarked, “DNRT constantly strives to be one of the best land trusts in the country and we see accreditation as a logical step in…

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