Conservation

AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the AMC liability waiver, online registration is required for all in person AMC events.

20S & 30S: HABITAT SANCTUARY: TRAIL CLEARING AND INVASIVE PLANT REMOVAL

Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join AMC Boston 20s and 30s for a morning of trail maintenance and invasive clearing work at Habitat Sanctuary!

About Habitat Sanctuary: Gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, and around ponds and vernal pools at Habitat, located just seven miles from downtown Boston. A long-standing center for environmental education, Habitat offers year-round programs for all ages.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jenna Whitney
Coleader: 
Ryan Braid

20s/30s Volunteer at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday, April 24, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join AMC Boston Young Members to volunteer at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary! We will assist the sanctuary staff with habitat management tasks, like trail maintenance and invasive species removal. After volunteering, we can explore trails of the wildlife sanctuary.

Please wear clothes and shoes that can get dirty. We recommend long pants for working in the brush, as well as boots or other closed-toe shoes.

Trip details

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

20s and 30s "2021 Is Rad" Earth Day Weekend Trash Pickup Extravaganza

Thursday, April 22, 2021 7:00 AM to Sunday, April 25, 2021 8:00 PM

Join the AMC Boston 20's & 30's squad on our latest #TrashTagChallenge... The 'Earth Day Weekend Trash Pickup Extravaganza'... Pick up trash in your neighborhood or favorite local park, snap some pics, and tag them #2021IsRadAMC" or #AMCBostonYM to be reposted on our social media channels!

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jesse Waites jesse.waites@gmail.com

Member of the AMC Boston 20's & 30's Steering Committee

20s/30s: Volunteer for habitat management at Drumlin Farm

Sunday, April 11, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

***RESCHEDULED TO SAT, APRIL 10 DUE TO RAIN FORECAST***

Join AMC Boston Young Members to volunteer at Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm and Wildlife Sanctuary! We will assist the sanctuary staff with habitat management tasks. This session will be habitat work on the drumlin and will consist mostly of removing invasives and clearing overgrown shrubby areas. We are looking to improve this area for ground nesting birds such as bobolinks and for woodcock. After volunteering, we can explore the farm yard and wildlife sanctuary.

Trip details

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

20s/30s: Volunteer for habitat management at Drumlin Farm

Sunday, March 28, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

***RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, MARCH 27 DUE TO RAIN FORECAST***

Join AMC Boston Young Members to volunteer at Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm and Wildlife Sanctuary! We will assist the sanctuary staff with habitat management tasks. This session we will be cutting back an edge along the Manley-Boyce hayfield. If we allow the woods to creep forward, there will be no field left! So, a periodic cut back is needed. After volunteering, we can explore the farm yard and wildlife sanctuary.

Trip details

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

Volunteer for the Neponset River Spring Cleanup

Saturday, April 17, 2021 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

We'll be taking part in a group cleanup hosted by the Neponset River Watershed Association (NepWRA). We will help clean up the waterfronts and parklands along the Neponset River alongside NepWRA staff and other volunteers.

The NepRWA will provide trash bags, trash tongs, rakes, shovels, gloves, hand sanitizer, and bug spray.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jenna Whitney jenna.l.whitney@gmail.com

20s & 30s: Trash Cleanup and Beginner Hike in the Blue Hills

Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Join us for a trash cleanup and beginner-friendly hike in the Blue Hills!

We'll spend an hour picking up trash, and then head out for a 2-2.5 hour hike.

Please come prepared with:
-A mask
-Hand sanitizer
-Gloves (ideally thick rubber ones)
-A couple trash bags **we will not have access to a dumpster at Blue Hills, so if at all feasible, please plan to take your trash home with you for disposal
-Water and a snack
-Warm layers of clothing
-Optional: trash grabber and/or small dust pan

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jenna Whitney
Chao Xie

Chao is a local leader with the 20s and 30s committee. He really enjoys taking people on local hikes. He also enjoys software projects related to hiking so do reach out to him if you are interested in working together.

20s & 30s: Habitat Sanctuary: Trail Clearing and Invasive Plant Removal

Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of trail maintenance and invasive clearing work at Habitat Sanctuary!

About Habitat Sanctuary: Gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, and around ponds and vernal pools at Habitat, located just seven miles from downtown Boston. A long-standing center for environmental education, Habitat offers year-round programs for all ages.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jenna Whitney jenna.l.whitney@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Ryan Braid

Watch Party: Virunga #BeOnlineWithAMC

Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

We'll be using Teleparty (formerly Netflix Party) to watch the 2014 documentary Virunga.

In order to join, you'll need a Netflix subscription, and you'll need to install the Teleparty browser extension in Chrome. If there's interest, we may hop on Zoom following the documentary so we can chat for a bit.

Here's the trailer for the film if you'd like to check that out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUFCtFtV3mE&ab_channel=ATW%2FAKA

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jenna Whitney

2020 Was Trash Pickup Challenge

Saturday, December 12, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, December 13, 2020 12:00 AM

Help your local community become a cleaner and healthier place by taking part in AMC Boston 20's & 30's "2020 Was Trash Pickup Challenge"! This individual based, COVID-19 friendly event can be done any time on December 12th or 13th at any park or other local area of your choice. Prizes will be randomly drawn for 3 lucky participants at the conclusion!

More details on the event and how to enter the drawing can be found from the registration page.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Justin Gallo

Justin can be found hiking year round in the White Mountains. He completed the 48 NH 4000 footers in 2017 and is currently pursuing the Terrifying 25 and 52 With-A-View lists. Other interests include running, bicycling and golfing.

Jesse Waites

Member of the AMC Boston 20's & 30's Steering Committee, Local Leader, Occasional Co-Leader.

Jenna Whitney

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