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Leah and her German Shepard, Ashe

Dog Blog #3: What Does Under Control Really Mean?

November 7, 2018

By LEAH HOWARD, DNRT LAND STEWARD Many dog owners like to walk their dogs on trails where the rule states “Dogs must be under control.” They assume this gives their…

Leah and Ashe

Dog Blog # 2: A Message from Leah: Please Help Me by Picking Up Your Dog Poop

July 26, 2018

BY LEAH HOWARD, DNRT LAND STEWARD The worst thing about walking a dog is picking up its poop and carrying the smelly bag throughout the duration of your walk. Usually…

Tick Talk

Tick Talk at DNRT Center

July 24, 2018

BY KENDRA MURRAY As our climate warms, the tick population increases, as does the risk of Lyme and other tick-transmitted diseases. Many of us know someone who has been affected…

Slocum's River Reserve

Take a Hike: A Perfect Summer Walk at Slocum’s River Reserve

July 2, 2018

By Shoshana Brown It’s finally summer! We have been suffering through a longer, chillier, cloudier spring than usual this year, but at last we are getting ready for parades, picnics,…

Ashe

Dog Blog #1: How to Protect Your Dog When Trail Walking

June 29, 2018

BY LEAH HOWARD, DNRT LAND STEWARD I love walking my dog on land trust trails. We get to enjoy nature and my dog gets lots of exercise from running along…

Destruction Brook Woods

Mysteries of Destruction Brook Woods, Pt 2

November 15, 2017

BY JEFF GRABER This is the second installment in a three-part series about unresolved mysteries in Destruction Brook Woods. Mysterious Holes – Our second mystery was discovered by Peter Bullard,…

Allens Pond Conservation Completion Project

September 21, 2016

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…

New Dartmouth Trail Opens (Standard Times article)

October 15, 2015

Nearly 100 people showed up on a beautiful, sunny morning for the DNRT’s opening of the Paskamansett Woods trail, just south of Route 6 and directly across Chase Road from…