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Mornings for Members- Head of the Plains

Head of the Plains represents the largest, contiguous acreage of rare sandplain grassland habitat on our properties. Learn about the numerous rare plant and animal species found here and our restoration research and management using disk harrowing and native seed addition. 2.3 miles http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101182&view=Detail

All Levels Outdoor Yoga Flow

This practice will be led by an instructor from Yoga 11:11 This is a 60 minute class moderately paced with mindful and controlled movement and breath. Emphasis is on lengthening postures and fluid breathing, smooth transitions, and cultivating focus. Class includes a gentle warm-up, 1 brief flow to warm the body, a short series of…

Guided Bike Tour- September

Join avid cyclist and Land Use Manager Jim Olney on a 7.5 mile tour of our popular bike trails in the Middle Moors. Registration is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please bring a helmet and a mountain bike suitable for rougher roads.

Native Plant Landscaping Tour

118 Cliff Rd 118 Cliff Rd, Nantucket, Massachusetts

Ever wonder how native plant landscaping might work in your yard? Diverse plantings of native shrubs, trees, wildflowers, and grasses can boost your enjoyment of nature at home, while supporting wildlife and connecting conservation lands. NCF Botanist/Plant Ecologist Kelly Omand gives a tour of our office at 118 Cliff Rd to explore the changes we’ve…

Free

Mornings for Members- Squam Farm

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=101178&view=Detail

Winter Walk- Squam Farm

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

A winter favorite! Walk with us through the sheltered paths and open pastures around this hidden gem. Learn about the trees in Nantucket’s regenerating hardwood forest and the creatures that can reside here all winter.

Coastal Ecology of Nantucket, Climate Change Summit: Winter Edition

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Dr. Sarah Bois, Linda Loring Nature Foundation Dr. Jen Karberg, Nantucket Conservation Foundation This lecture will explore the different coastal habitats found on Nantucket including their ecological importance and how they will adapt to predicted climate change. Topics covered include general ecology and natural history of coastal Nantucket, discussion of coastal processes, current nature-based coastal…

Climate Change Summit: Winter Edition Field Trip at Millie’s Bridge

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Building off of the lecture, Coastal Ecology of Nantucket, Drs. Jen Karberg and Sarah Bois will tour the Millie’s Bridge area of Madaket. We will explore multiple coastal habitats, visit a changing system, and learn about resilience and restoration efforts. Participants will be able to see direct impact of climate change discussed in the lecture…

Winter Walk- Windswept Bog

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

The watershed-level restoration project at Windswept Bog is underway! Be amongst the first to explore these retired bogs after phase one construction and at the start of the 2024 growing season. See the work we’ve done so far, understand the transitional journey of this property and hear the plans for phase 2.

Southern Pine Beetle Walk

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

An important and targeted walk with Wildlife Research Ecologist Danielle O’Dell to see the effects of Southern Pine Beetle infestations up close. Learn the signs to look for and understand the significant impact this southern species could have on our island forests.

Winter Walk- Folger’s Hill

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

A new guided walk experience to a lesser-known hill in the Moors with a spectacular view. Not as easily findable as Altar Rock, but it holds a higher elevation and the experience is worth the hike through the sandy roads of the Eastern Moors.