Winter Walk: Heart of the Middle Moors

Come with us to explore the base of Altar Rock through the highlands of Norwood Farm. Follow paths through hidden valleys and view some of the distinctive kettle ponds that comprise this unique collection of rare habitats while learning about both native and geologic history. **Space is limited due to Covid-19 Restrictions, please register through…

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Winter Walk: Massasoit Plains

Join us for a walk through this remote area tucked away on the west end of the island and learn about the Foundation’s collaborative efforts with the Nantucket Land Bank to restore and maintain our unique grassland and heathland plant communities. **Space is limited due to Covid-19 Restrictions, please register through the link below!** http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=100825&view=Detail

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Winter Walk: Ram Pasture

Explore the southernmost end of the Foundation’s popular Sanford Farm property, which is home to some of Nantucket’s rarest plants and animals. This area, which is also rich in cultural history, offers spectacular views of the ocean and the open grasslands of our adjacent Head of the Plains properties. **Space is limited due to Covid-19…

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Winter Walk: Masquetuck

One of the Foundation’s real gems. Travel through a small, fascinating hardwood forest that extends to the shores of West Polpis harbor with opportunities to see herons, egrets, shellfish and other inhabitants of this ecologically rich area. **Space is limited due to Covid-19 Restrictions, please register through the link below!** http://support.nantucketconservation.org/site/Calendar?id=100823&view=Detail

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Winter Walk: Tupancy Links

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. **Space is limited due to…

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*CANCELLED*Winter Walk: Windswept Bog

**Cancelled due to current spike in cases.** Join us for a guided walk around the bogs and forests of Windswept, a recently decommissioned organic cranberry bog at the very start of a restoration journey back into a useful and productive wetland. Hear about the ecological history in the making for this island favorite and the…

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*CANCELLED*Winter Walk: Squam Farm

**Cancelled due to current spike in cases. Please have a safe and happy holiday season** Join us as we explore the open fields, hidden forests and sphagnum bogs of this spectacular property adjacent to Squam Swamp. Located off Quidnet Road, this former farmland was used by the Foundation for a ten-year study of the ecological…

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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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Shorebird Walk with Libby Buck

Love birds? This walk is for you! Led by the Foundation’s Ecological Stewardship & Research Technician, Libby Buck, and Director of Science & Stewardship, Karen Beattie, you will be guided around one of NCF’s birding hotspots, Eel Point. Eel Point is one of the busiest stopover areas for a large variety of migrating bird species…

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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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