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Dike Creek Reserve

Discover DNRT Scavenger Hunt

May 21, 2021

The Challenge:  Celebrate our 50th Birthday by finding and photographing 50 items on DNRT Reserves from among the 70 items listed on the “Discover DNRT Scavenger Hunt” checklist. Each entrant* will receive a DNRT Guide to Outdoor Recreation in Dartmouth (a $15 value!), which contains information on 37 publicly-accessible properties and 4 great paddle trips…

DNRT 50th Birthday

DNRT Birthday Cookouts

May 21, 2021

Friday, June 25, 5:30 –  8:00 PM Friday, July 16, 5:30 – 8:00 PM Saturday, August 28, 3:30 – 6:00 PM Saturday, September 18, 3:30 – 6:00 PM Join us at this year’s summer fundraisers! Unlike our traditional Barn Bash, we will be gathering for small, casual summer cookouts. These fun events will feature: delicious…

Guided Walk

TerraCorps Member Service Positions Available with DNRT!

May 18, 2021

TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated start-up environmental non-profit preparing and mobilizing emerging leaders to help communities gain access to and conserve land for people and nature. Working at the intersection of the land conservation and urban agriculture movements, our vision is to create a future where land is the foundation of health and well- being…

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

Climate Action through Salt Marsh Restoration

March 17, 2021

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…

Afternoon Stroll at Howland Reserve

The Hixville Hike – Howland Reserve

March 9, 2021

BY BRUCE TRABAN On February 13, it was my pleasure to be able to lead a walk talking about the History of Hixville, the Howland Reserve property, and dive into the values within ecosystem services. Our walk started in the center of the Hixville Village Historic District, where in the 1780’s Daniel Hix established the…

John Wheeler

Announcing a Partnership with John Wheeler – Team ROSO | RE/MAX Vantage

February 12, 2021

We are so excited to partner with local realtor and DNRT supporter John Wheeler! John will be making a donation to DNRT with each sale he makes. Each new homeowner will be gifted a DNRT membership with the purchase of their home. What a way to be welcomed into the neighborhood! Not only is John…

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…