DNRT Seeking Reserve Inspectors!

September 19, 2023

DNRT is looking for 5 volunteers to help us conduct our annual inspection of our reserve’s boundaries. If you enjoy bushwhacking through the woods, exploring new properties, and have 2-5 hours available…

Helfand Farm

Proposals for Lease of Dartmouth Farmland Sought

July 5, 2023

The Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT) is seeking proposals from individuals, groups, businesses, and/or non-profit institutions for the lease of farmland at two properties in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The parcels available…

Notes from the Field: Eastern Whip-poor-will

June 20, 2023

Learn more about whip-poor-wills here! BY LINDA VANDERVEER I often hear from DNRT members about birds, other wildlife, and even plants that were once plentiful and now are seemingly absent…


Help us create a DNRT cookbook!

April 7, 2023

We are constantly brainstorming new ideas to raise money and engage members and supporters here at DNRT. This year’s new FUNdraiser – a DNRT cookbook! We need your help! We…

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagles on the Rise

February 17, 2023

BY LINDA VANDERVEER It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a…bald eagle? Here at DNRT we have been getting increasing reports of bald eagle sightings around town. Some folks are…

Planned Giving

DNRT Launches Planned Giving Campaign

February 17, 2023

Not surprisingly, many of us feel uncomfortable when talking with others about end-of-life planning. Despite sometimes uneasy feelings, considering how we want our legacy to continue on is a wonderful…

Monarch on Milkweed

All About Milkweed

August 9, 2022

August 8, 2022 BY LEAH MCFARLAND There are 72 species of milkweed (Asclepias spp.) native to North America. Here, in New England, we have only 7 species native to our…

Nick Wildman

Nicholas Wildman named to lead Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust

June 21, 2022

JUNE 21, 2022 – The Board of Directors of the Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT) today announced the appointment of Nicholas Wildman as Executive Director, effective July 18. Wildman, a…

DNRT Protects Key Parcel at Smith Farm

May 9, 2022

May 20, 2022 – DNRT has preserved a key parcel at the entrance to its Smith Farm Reserve on Smith Neck Road, thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor.…