Conservation

Early winter hike to Mt. Flume

Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us on an early winter hike to Mt. Flume (4,328 ft). This will be an out-and-back hike along the Osseo Trail. Expect cold and wintry conditions, We will encounter steep wooden ladders and staircases near the summit. Elevation gain will be 3,150 ft with a round trip distance of 11.2 miles. Full winter gear required and the hike will be limited to 10 participants.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Peter Monnes pjmjn22@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Jen Newland je_newland@yahoo.com

20s/30s: Volunteer for farm chores at Drumlin Farm, 10/27

Sunday, October 27, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Join AMC Boston's Young Members to volunteer at Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm and Wildlife Sanctuary! This will be the last of our crops volunteer trips of the year - don't miss out! In September, we harvested six truckloads of pumpkins, squash, and gourds. In October, we harvested a few hundred pounds of tomatoes, beets, and potatoes. What will we help with next?! Sign up to find out!

A few folks will also have the chance to help take down the Tales of the Night event decorations from the night before - think spiderwebs, graveyard, and other assorted spooky things.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Kate Bentsen
Katherine Blair

Volunteer with AMC Young Members - Trash Pickup at Draw Seven Park

Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join the Somerville Conservation Commission and the Mystic River Watershed Association to pick up trash at Draw Seven Park as part of the annual state-wide COASTSWEEP cleanup. This event will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 10am-12pm (rain date October 6). We will be meeting near the picnic area at the end of the parking lot. We will be outside for two hours picking up litter, so please dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes. Gloves and trash bags will be provided, as well as post-cleanup refreshments!

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Katherine Blair katieblair89@gmail.com

AMC 20s/30s: Volunteer for harvest at Drumlin Farm, 10/14

Monday, October 14, 2019 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Join AMC Boston's Young Members to volunteer at Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm and Wildlife Sanctuary! We will assist the crops manager with planting and harvesting crops. Afterwards, we can explore the farm and wildlife sanctuary.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Kate Bentsen

Volunteer with Depave Somerville

Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Join AMC to volunteer with Depave Somerville this Saturday! We will be using tools like sledgehammers and crowbars to remove asphalt and allow for more green space in Somerville. All equipment (including hard hats) will be provided. Contact Katie Blair with any questions.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Katherine Blair katieblair89@gmail.com

AMC 20s/30s: Volunteer for farm chores at Drumlin Farm, 09/22

Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Join Boston's AMC Young Members to volunteer at Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm and Wildlife Sanctuary! We will assist the field manager with planting and harvesting crops. Afterwards, we can explore the farm and wildlife sanctuary.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Kate Bentsen

Attend Boston Climate Strike with AMC

Friday, September 20, 2019 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join AMC Boston Conservation and Young Members to demand action from our lawmakers on the climate crisis. We will meet for the rally at City Hall Plaza and then march to the State House. Come when you can--staying the full time is not required! Sign up below or email katieblair89@gmail.com for details.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Katherine Blair katieblair89@gmail.com

Introduction to Birding Family Walk at Cook Conservation Area, Lancaster MA

Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join Lancaster Recreation in partnership with the AMC for a wonderful walk at Cook Conservation Area as we look for our feathered friends. The walk starts at 9 am and ends at 11 am at the trailhead off Route 70 in Lancaster, just south of Kimballs. There is a sign for the Cook Conservation Area on the road. This walk is open to anyone interested in enjoying a short walk through this beautiful natural area but is geared toward individuals interested in learning how to identify bird species. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars but some pairs will be available to borrow.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
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, among others. Jeanne is Past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and a YOP (Youth Opportunities Program) trained leader with Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training. Jeanne leads hiiking, backpacking, XC Ski, snowshoe, and canoe trips, among others. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco and has trips coming up to New Zealand and Fiji/Tonga.

Coleader: 
Clay Hobart clayhobart@gmail.com (978-257-2080)

FREE Boston Light Family Harbor Cruise, Boston, MA

Monday, September 16, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Join AMC Family Outings and Save the Harbor/Save the Bay for a free Hasrbor cruise to Boston LIghthouse Monday evening September 16. The cruise departs from the World Trade Center dock on the Provincetown II at 5:30 pm and returns to Boston at 7:30 pm. Boston Light is a lighthouse located on Little Brewster Island in outer Boston Harbor. We'll spend a few hours aboard the Provincetown II with wheelhouse narration about the history of the Boston Harbor Cleanup and the Boston Light Station by harbor historian David Coffin.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Critical Treasure
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, among others. Jeanne is Past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and a YOP (Youth Opportunities Program) trained leader with Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training. Jeanne leads hiiking, backpacking, XC Ski, snowshoe, and canoe trips, among others. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco and has trips coming up to New Zealand and Fiji/Tonga.

Explore Whipple Hill Conservation Area

Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Whipple Hill is Lexington's largest conservation area, with varied woods, hills and ponds. Our route will include a visit to the adjacent Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester. Leader's cell phone day of hike: 617-571-3740.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Thurman Smith thurman@efrllc.com (781-729-3832; D/E)

Intro leader since 1972, daily Fells hiker, Winchester resident.

Registrar: 
Thurman Smith (781-729-3832)

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