Kicking off DNRT’s 50th year!

January 11, 2021

We are thrilled to be able to celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2021 and kicked off the year with a Happy Birthday Walk on January 9. The walk took place at the Slocum’s River Reserve, and the adjoining Grosswendt Reserve, DNRT’s first acquired property. The Grosswendt Reserve was donated to DNRT in 1971 by Carl…

Duck Season

Migratory Game Bird Hunting Season Info

January 8, 2021

Hunting along the coast and rivers will happen until February 8th. During the month of January and February coastal waterfowl hunting will be occurring. You might see some folks hunting on property that abuts DNRT’s. (At Slocum’s River Reserve, for instance, the big field that goes down to the river has a trail easement on…

Trail Race

DNRT Trail Race Winners Announced!

December 7, 2020

The winners who will take home the coveted Triple Beanie: (M) Keith Nadeau (F) Erin Carr Congratulations!!!! Triple Beanie Runner-ups 2nd Place (M) Steve Brightman (F) Megan Skoczylas ​​​​​​​3rd Place ​​​​​​​(M) Steven Bernardo (F) Kate McGowan Single Course Winners Destruction Brook Woods (M) Stuart MacGregor (F) Nora Blodgett Frank Knowles/Little River Reserve (M) Doug Roscoe (F) Jennifer…

Important News for Paskamansett Woods Trail Users!

November 13, 2020

Attention Paskamansett Woods and Gidley Woods Hikers! Active logging will begin in Gidley Woods on Monday, November 16.    The north section of the GREEN TRAIL will be closed Mondays-Fridays. Dogs MUST be leashed once you get to the bridge (east side). For your safety PLEASE stay out of roped off areas and use caution…

2020 Greeting Card Contest Winners

September 10, 2020

We are pleased to announce this year’s greeting card contest winners! We had dozens of submissions and, as usual, it was difficult to choose! Buy your cards here!  

TerraCorps member Bruce Traban

TerraCorps at DNRT

September 9, 2020

BY BRUCE TRABAN TerraCorps is a leadership development and capacity-building organization that  works at the intersection of land conservation, food systems reform, and environmental justice to create a future where land is the foundation of health and well-being for ALL people in EVERY community. Ever since I was young, I knew I wanted to spend my…

Dike Creek Reserve

August 17, 2020

Donor : Purchased by DNRT  Acreage : 77 Location : Bakerville Road | View Google Map Year Acquired : 2019 Access Point : Trailhead starts at the parking lot. Volunteer Stewards : Jan & Toby Hall and Nat & Ellie Watson Additional Regulations: No horseback riding. No bicycles. Trail Map (pdf file) DESCRIPTION DNRT acquired the Dike Creek Reserve…

August - Hugh Fanning - Leaving Destruction Brook Woods

Best Ways to Preserve Nature While Hiking

April 29, 2020

There is nothing quite like a peaceful hike. Not only are hikes a great way to get some exercise, but they allow you to explore the great outdoors and find some peace and tranquility at the same time. Some avid hikers have their favorite trails that they hike over and over again while some casual…

Downed Tree

See a Downed Tree?

April 13, 2020

We realize that recent storms have unfortunately caused tree trunks and branches to fall across a number of DNRT trails. At the same time the COVID-19 crisis has reduced the capacity of our trail crew. We ask for your patience and understanding. If you see a tree that blocks a trail or poses a hazard,…