A Message from the Committee

On behalf of the Bash in the Bog Committee and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Bash in the Bog until 2023, our 60th anniversary year. Given the uncertainty of COVID-19, and as part of the broader community effort to support important health goals, we feel it is in the best interests of our supporters, staff, and the rest of the island community.

In this time of crisis, now more than ever, we understand the role of the open spaces to the well-being of our beloved community. Rejuvenation can still be found on our properties as the days become warmer, a place to walk or run and feel the sense of connection to our island. Though the Bash in the Bog may be cancelled this year, our work as stewards and researchers of these properties continues.

The Bash in the Bog is a celebrated signature summer event, bringing our community together to raise critical funds, approximately 20% of our annual budget, for not only the annual care, and maintenance, but also scientific research happening at the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. Though the Bash has been postponed until next summer, it is our hope that we can come together in some format to celebrate our beautiful open spaces later this year. If you would like to consider making a gift, which would be 100% tax deductible, to the Foundation in lieu of the Bash this summer, to ensure the important work we do can continue during this difficult time and beyond, please click on the donate button below.

Thank you for your understanding and for your continued support of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation.


Heidi Cox
Kate Denny
Charlie Gifford
Katie Keith
Isabelle Loring
Daphne Mitchell
Alison Monaghan
Marla Sanford

For more information and discuss a gift in lieu of the Bash in the Bog, please contact Jeff Coakley at jcoakley@nantucketconservation.org.