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Online Presentation: Kelly Omand: The Fabulous Flora of Nantucket

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CANCELLED! Concerts for Conservation: Mark Roberge of O.A.R.

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CANCELLED! Concerts for Conservation: Mark Roberge of O.A.R.

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Online Presentation: Karen Beattie, The Charismatic American Oystercatcher

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Science Excursion: Windswept Bog Restoration Walk with Karen Beattie

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Squam Forest Botany & Tree Walk with Kelly Omand

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Shorebird Walk with Libby Buck

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Wildflower Walk with Kelly Omand

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Science Excursion: Windswept Bog Restoration Walk with Karen Beattie

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join our Science & Stewardship Director, Karen Beattie, on a walk through Windswept Bog. This property is at the start of a very exciting journey from retired cranberry cultivation bogs to a functioning wetland. Hear NCF’s considerations and thoughts as we work with the Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration to design and restore these bogs…

Squam Forest Botany & Tree Walk with Kelly Omand

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore the forest of Squam Swamp and Squam Farm on a botany walk with Nantucket Conservation Foundation botanist Kelly Omand to learn about the ecology of Squam’s unusual mesic forests. Visit some of Nantucket’s oldest trees and learn about how these NCF properties support a variety of wildlife and plants that require moist rich habitat,…

Shorebird Walk with Libby Buck

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Love birds? This walk is for you! Led by the Foundation’s Ecological Stewardship & Research Technician, Libby Buck, and Director of Science & Stewardship, Karen Beattie, you will be guided around one of NCF’s birding hotspots, Eel Point. Eel Point is one of the busiest stopover areas for a large variety of migrating bird species…

Wildflower Walk with Kelly Omand

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Kelly Omand for a walk through NCF’s Madequecham Valleyproperty, exploring from dune to coastal shrubland. Enjoy late summerwildflowers and learn about the methods we use to manage invasive plantsand promote early successional grasslands and heathlands. Space is limited. RSVP required. Email info@nantucketconservation.org or call (508) 228-2884