Update as of March 24, 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 change rapidly and the following is subject to change, we are currently taking the following steps:

  • The DNRT office will be closed beginning March 24 at noon and remain closed through at least April 7, however staff will accessible via phone or email.
  • All of our guided walks, work parties, and events are cancelled through (at least) April 7.  The members-only daffodil party has also been cancelled for this year.
  • Parsons Reserve is closed, but all other DNRT Reserves and trails remain open for the time being.  When using our Reserves in the upcoming weeks, please follow appropriate guidelines for protecting yourself and others, including not coming within 6 feet of another person.
  • Please show extra respect for our Reserves and other visitors.  Leash your dog and pick up its poop.  Recognize that, while our trails are seeing increased use during this crisis, DNRT currently has less maintenance capabilities, and we need everyone’s help in keeping our trails safe and clean.

We will continue to consider the guidance of the public health community and any rules issued by the state as this situation unfolds. We will keep you updated if anything changes or if there are additional cancellations.

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