Week of Events
An adventurous mountain bike ride for the more experienced cyclists looking for a high intensity route led by avid cyclist and Land Use Manager, Jim Olney. Registration is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please bring a helmet and your own mountain bike suitable for rougher trails.
This walk explores a scenic, hilly area in the Western section of Middle Moors. Highlights include freshwater ponds in various stages of succession, interesting plant species, and stunning views of the Moors and Nantucket Harbor. 2.4 miles http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101150&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.