Week of Events
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
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. 1.8 miles http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101144&view=Detail
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.