Conservation

Take It Outside w/AMC 2017, Myles Standish State Forest, Carver, MA

Saturday, April 15, 2017
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Are you a member of AMC (or not) but haven't tried any of our activities yet? Good, because AMC Southeast MA Chapter (SEM) is having an Open House open to all to check out and try out AMC activities! Join SEM at Myles Standish State Forest in Carver, MA, on Saturday, April 15, 10 - 3 pm for "Take it Outside with AMC 2017". Register for any of the activities below or you are welcome to just join for the picnic:

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Conservation
Hiking
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Coleader: 
Maureen Kelly mokel773@aol.com (508-224-9188; 4-8 pm)
Registrar: 
Maureen Kelly mokel773@aol.com (508-224-9188)

Earth Day at Joy Street! Gear Swap, Climate Change Talk, and Sign-making for the Science March

Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join AMC staff and the Boston Chapter Young Members (20s-30s) Committee to celebrate Earth Day at Joy Street! The open house will begin at 10am, with a gear swap, sign-making for the Science March (which starts at 2pm on the Common), and light refreshments. At 11am Georgia Murray, an AMC staff scientist, will deliver her talk "AMC's Climate Change and Air Quality Research" followed by audience Q&A.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rachael White

Fun Family Event to Help Plan/Design the Charles River Swim Park, Boston, MA

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Do you enjoy swimming outdoors? Join AMC Family Outings and Charles River Conservancy (CRC) in Cambridge, MA from 6 - 8 pm Wednesday May 17 for this fun brainstorming event (Refreshments/pizza provided) where you and your family contribute ideas to the design process for an outdoor swim park at North Point Park in Cambridge. Learn more about the Swim Park Project here: http://www.thecharles.org/projects-and-programs/swim-park/.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Critical Treasure
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, most recently returning from a two week trek in Switzerland.

Coleader: 
Dori Aspuru-Takata dtakata@gmail.com
Susan Koechner skoechner@gmail.com (617-460-2093)

AMC Boston Young Members Steering Committee Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

Monday, March 13, 2017 1:53 PM to Friday, April 14, 2017 12:00 AM

The AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee is dedicated to encouraging people in their 20s and 30s to get involved in the AMC and enjoy the outdoors. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in becoming involved with the Committee. If you have been interested in exploring opportunities to contribute, please contact the committee at amcbostonym@gmail.com or plan to attend an upcoming YM Steering Committee Meeting, normally held on the second Monday of the month.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rachael White amcbostonym@gmail.com

Earth Day Charles River Cleanup

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join the AMC Boston Young Members as we help out with this annual Charles River clean-up for Earth Day! Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and are welcome to join in a picnic lunch at the Hatch Shell.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rachael White
Coleader: 
Katie Blair katieblair89@gmail.com
Elisabeth Cianciola

Winter Gardening: A Little Night Pruning & Hot Chocolate

Thursday, February 2, 2017
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Groundhog days are short, and pruning work is plenty, so come join us for a fun hour of headlamp-lit winter pruning and hot chocolate in the food forest! Enjoy good work, good company, and a fun evening together. Sponsored by the Boston Food Forest Coalition.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephanie Contino sscontino@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Elisabeth Cianciola elisabeth.cianciola@gmail.com

AMC Boston Young Members Steering Committee Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

Monday, January 2, 2017 10:07 PM to Saturday, February 4, 2017 12:00 AM

The AMC Boston Young Members Committee is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in becoming involved with the Committee. If you have been interested in exploring opportunities to contribute, please contact the committee at amcbostonym@gmail.com or plan to attend an upcoming YM Steering Committee Meeting, normally held on the second Monday of the month.

Descriptions of typical YM Steering Committee and Volunteer positions can be found at this link:

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
John Schmidt amcbostonym@gmail.com

Trails Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 16, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Get involved in helping to maintain our Boston-area trails! Come to our Trails meeting to learn about our projects and how you can help with trail maintenance. The Trails Committee works in partnership with local state, town, and land trusts to maintain parks, trails and conservation land. All are welcome. The meeting is held at the Lexington Community Center in room 221.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mal Crawford K1MC-Mal@earthlink.net (781-862-3285; NCA 9 PM)

Hike Beautiful Billerica - Great Meadows and Two Brother's Rocks

Saturday, November 12, 2016
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Enjoy nature and camaraderie, laced with environmental and historical tidbits: A five mile easy walk along the Concord River, through Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Timber Creek Conservation Land, Governor Thomas Dudley Park. Start and end at Great Meadows parking by the intersection of Rte 4 and Concord River.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marlies Henderson brimar_11@msn.com (978-808-6634; between 8 am and 8 pm)

Born Dutch, but naturalized. Radical conservationist. Explorer and writer. Advocate for hiking and biking.

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