Week of Events
This practice will be led by Lynne Begier 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 longer holds, and…
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…
Walk briskly and explore the southernmost end of our popular Sanford Farm property, home to some of Nantucket’s rarest plants and animals. Ram Pasture offers spectacular views of the ocean and open grasslands of our adjacent Head of the Plains properties. 2.4 miles http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101152&view=Detail
Walk briskly and explore the southernmost end of our popular Sanford Farm property, home to some of Nantucket’s rarest plants and animals. Ram Pasture offers spectacular views of the ocean and open grasslands of our adjacent Head of the Plains properties. 2.4 miles http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=101154&view=Detail
Start the year with a guided walk along a favorite island trail. This hardwood forest contains history, beauty, and ecological importance that can be seen year-round. Bundle up and tag along to hear the stories tucked into the vernal pools of Squam.
Hear the story of restoring a golf course into the sprawling native grasslands they are today and the species that share it with us. Known as one of the best dog walking trails and sunset viewing spots on the island, come find new things to appreciate about this island treasure.
An important and targeted walk with Wildlife Research Ecologist Danielle O’Dell and Emily Goldstein Murphy of the Nantucket Land Bank 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. Paired with Danielle &…
Travel the short loop through a small, fascinating sunken hardwood forest that extends to the shores of West Polpis harbor with opportunities to see winter ducks, talk shellfish, and see the benefits to other residents of this ecologically rich area.
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.
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.