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Winter Walk- Masquetuck

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

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.

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.