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June 2019

Mornings for Members: Tawpawshaw Bog & Shawkemo Highlands

June 12 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Tawpawshaw Bog & Shawkemo Highlands 2.4 Miles This walk explores a particularly scenic and hilly area in the Western section of the Middle Moors. Highlights include freshwater ponds in various stages of succession, interesting plant species, and stunning views of the Moors and Nantucket Harbor. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is reserved for up-to-date members of the Foundation. If you are not currently a member or are unsure about your membership…

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Mornings for Members: Squam Farm

June 15 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Squam Farm               1.6 miles Join us as we explore the open fields, hidden forests and sphagnum bogs of this spectacular property adjacent to Squam Swamp. Located off Quidnet Road, this former farmland was used by the Foundation for a ten-year study of the ecological effects of sheep grazing on the island’s landscape. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is reserved for up-to-date members of the Foundation. If you are not currently a…

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Mornings for Members: Western Moors (Scoot)

June 19 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Membership Required

Western Moors (Scoot*) 3.5 Miles Travel through a diverse area with freshwater ponds, hilly terrain, and views of Nantucket Harbor. Views from some of the Island’s highest vantage points will give participants an excellent reference point if they wish to return on their own. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is reserved for up-to-date members of the Foundation. If you are not currently a member or are unsure about your membership status,…

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Mornings for Members: Massasoit Plains

June 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Massasoit Plains 2.9 Miles Join us for a walk through this remote area tucked away on the west end of the island and learn about the Foundation’s collaborative efforts with the Nantucket Land Bank to restore and maintain our unique grassland and heathland plant communities. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is reserved for up-to-date members of the Foundation. If you are not currently a member or are unsure about your membership…

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July 2019

Mornings for Members: Masquetuck

July 3 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

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 with opportunities to see herons, egrets, shellfish and other inhabitants of this ecologically rich area. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is reserved for up-to-date members of the Foundation. If you are not currently a member or are unsure about your membership status, you may call us…

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Mornings for Members: Milestone Bog (Scoot)

August 28 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Milestone Bog (Scoot*) 3.6 Miles See Milestone Cranberry Bog and the surrounding moors on a Rantum Scoot designed to showcase both our cranberry farming operation and an intriguing section of our vast Middle Moors property. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is reserved for up-to-date members of…

Mornings for Members: Norwood Farm

September 4 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Norwood Farm 2.3 Miles The Foundation’s newest property, Norwood Farm, represents some of the most diverse areas on Nantucket, including hardwood forests, freshwater bogs and kettlehole ponds. The diverse habitats support rare species of plants, moths, and birds of prey. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is…

Mornings for Members: Madequecham Valley

September 11 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Madequecham Valley 2.2 Miles View the Foundation’s expansive Middle Moors properties from one of the highest points on the island and learn about the history of Nantucket’s native populations and unique land use history. To sign up for this event please click here. Please note that this program is reserved for up-to-date members of the…

Mornings for Members: Tawpawshaw Bog & Shawkemo Highlands

September 14 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Tawpawshaw Bog & Shawkemo Highlands  2.4 miles This walk explores a particularly scenic and hilly area in the Western section of the Middle Moors. Highlights include freshwater ponds in various stages of succession, interesting plant species, and stunning views of the Moors and Nantucket Harbor. To sign up for this event please click here. Please…

Mornings for Members: Head of the Plains (Scoot)

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Head of the Plains (Scoot*) 3.5 Miles This Rantum Scoot takes us through low growing sandplain grassland and trails interspersed with lovely wildflowers and plants. The property boasts more than 436 acres and is considered to be one of the best examples of sandplain grassland in the world. To sign up for this event please…

Mornings for Members: Milestone Bog at Harvest

September 25 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Membership Required

Milestone Bog at Harvest 1.5 Miles Once the world’s largest cranberry bogs, Milestone remains the island’s oldest working farm. Tour the area and see the harvest while learning the intricacies of cranberry growing. A great walk for anyone interested in cranberries or seeing the moors in early autumn foliage. To sign up for this event…