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Winter Walk- Masquetuck

Masquetuck                1.4 miles One of the Foundation’s real gems. Travel through a small, fascinating hardwood forest that extends to the shores of West Polpis harbor as we talk sunken forests, seasonal change, rich Wampanoag history, and some exciting science happening in the area. http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101002&view=Detail

Free

Winter Botany Walk with Kelly Omand

Ever wondered how to identify woody plants in winter? There are several tricks and tips using twigs, buds, and bark. Dress warmly and accompany NCF botanist and ecologist Kelly Omand to get to know several common species on Nantucket. A (10x) hand lens or magnifying glass is useful if you can bring one along. http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101021&view=Detail

Free

Winter Walk- Windswept Bog

Join us for a guided walk around the bogs and forests of Windswept, a recently decommissioned organic cranberry bog at the very start of a restoration journey back into a useful and productive wetland. Hear about the ecological history in the making for this island favorite and the cranberry culture that helped to sustain the…

Free

Winter Walk- Squam Swamp

Squam Swamp               1.6 miles Be prepared for some adventurous, mucky, uneven trails while you hear about the ecological bounty tucked in the vernal pools and Red Maple swamps of this striking forest. Uniquely shaped trees and vibrant seasonal sights await in the forests of Squam. http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101004&view=Detail

Free

Mornings for Members- Squam Swamp

A return to guided walks at this island favorite! Be prepared for some adventurous, mucky, uneven trails while you hear about the ecological bounty tucked in the vernal pools and Red Maple swamps of this striking forest. Uniquely shaped trees and vibrant seasonal sights await in the forests of Squam. http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101141&view=Detail

Mornings for Members- Milestone Cranberry Bog at Harvest

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Explore the retired pastures, forested paths, & hidden wetlands of this spectacular property. Located off Quidnet Rd, this former farmland was used for a 10-year study of the ecological effects of sheep grazing on the island’s landscape. See how rare plant species re-established in this secluded spot. 1.6 miles http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101174&view=Detail

Nantucket Harvest Fair

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 2 @ 5:00 pm
$10

Introducing the 1st annual Nantucket Harvest Fair! New for 2022, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation’s Cranberry Festival has joined forces with the Nantucket Island Fair, to create something that captures the spirit of both events, and brings this important family-friendly celebration back to the “Shoulder Season”. These 2 fall fairs are beloved, historic island events, and we…

Batacular Bike Race

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
$100

Join the Nantucket Conservation Foundation for our first ever Batacular Bike Race! This off-road race will take you through some of the most beautiful trails found on the island. Proceeds benefit the continued work of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. https://runsignup.com/Race/MA/Nantucket/BatacularBikeRace2022