Salt Marsh Migration Work

Hand Digging A Runnel

BY LINDA VANDERVEER Being a child of the 1980s, Blondie’s The Tide is High is on a relatively frequent playlist at my house.  But these days the tune is in my head more often for another reason – the tide is in fact high.  And getting higher.  The effects of climate change are unspooling before…

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Climate Action through Salt Marsh Restoration

DNRT’s and Mass Audubon’s TerraCorps members, staff, and volunteers hard at work.

by Rishya N. From the MassAudubon Your Great Outdoors Blog When we look to nature, we can find many ways to adapt to and mitigate climate change. Restoring nature so it can perform these services is, in part, how Mass Audubon acts on climate. Wetland restoration work being done on the South Coast is a prime example. On February 15, Dartmouth Natural…

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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. Completed this past summer, the…

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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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Conservation Partnership Protects 9-acre Dominican Sisters Farm

Thanks to the commitment of the Dominican Sisters of Hope and a partnership of conservation organizations including the Dartmouth Agricultural Preservation Trust Fund, Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust, Dartmouth Community Preservation Fund, and Farm Bureau Agricultural Preservation Corporation, an active 9-acre farm on Tucker Road in Dartmouth is now permanently protected from development with an Agricultural Preservation…

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