Wildflower Walk with Kelly Omand

Join Kelly Omand for a walk through NCF’s Madequecham Valleyproperty, exploring from dune to coastal shrubland. Enjoy late summerwildflowers and learn about the methods we use to manage invasive plantsand promote early successional grasslands and heathlands. Space is limited. RSVP required. Email info@nantucketconservation.org or call (508) 228-2884

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Squam Forest Botany & Tree Walk with Kelly Omand

Explore the forest of Squam Swamp and Squam Farm on a botany walk with Nantucket Conservation Foundation botanist Kelly Omand to learn about the ecology of Squam’s unusual mesic forests. Visit some of Nantucket’s oldest trees and learn about how these NCF properties support a variety of wildlife and plants that require moist rich habitat,…

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Ecology Education at a Social Distance

Some of our Science & Stewardship staff have taken time out of their busy schedules to engage in ecology education at a social distance. These methods of outreach in the times of Covid are creative ways to show our local & Off-island fans what research and ecology work we’ve been up to in quarantine. Dr.…

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Online Presentation: Kelly Omand: The Fabulous Flora of Nantucket

A free online event hosted by our friends at the Nantucket Atheneum! Join Kelly Omand, Ecologist and Botanist for the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, for a virtual tour around the island. In this Zoom presentation we’ll visit NCF conservation properties from Head of the Plains to Squam Farm and learn about our island’s unusual landscapes and…

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