Join the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for a guided tour of edible plants at the Alewife Reservation!
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:
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.
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/.
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.
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 email@example.com or plan to attend an upcoming YM Steering Committee Meeting, normally held on the second Monday of the month.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
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.
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.
Born Dutch, but naturalized. Radical conservationist. Explorer and writer. Advocate for hiking and biking.