Conservation

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)

20s/30s: Volunteer for trail work in Middlesex Fells

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join AMC Boston Young Members (20s/30s) to volunteer for trail work in the Middlesex Fells Reservation! We'll be partnering with the Friends of the Fells to perform a variety of trail maintenance tasks, potentially including brushing in, brushing out, trash pick-up, debris/small-blowdown removal, invasive species removal, among other tasks. Specific tasks will be determined closer to the date. Meeting location will be sent to participants a few days in advance of the event. After trailwork, we can grab a drink at a local spot if folks are interested.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Kate Bentsen
Chester Osborne

20S/30S: VOLUNTEER FOR TRAIL WORK IN MIDDLESEX FELLS

Monday, August 12, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join AMC Boston Young Members (20s/30s) to volunteer for trail work in the Middlesex Fells Reservation! We'll be partnering with the Friends of the Fells to perform a variety of trail maintenance tasks, potentially including brushing in, brushing out, trash pick-up, debris/small-blowdown removal, invasive species removal, among other tasks. Specific tasks will be determined closer to the date. Meeting location will be sent to participants a few days in advance of the event. After trailwork, we can grab a drink at a local spot if folks are interested.

Trip details

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

LETS HIKE WARD RESERVATION IN ANDOVER MA

Saturday, July 27, 2019 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

We will hike The Trustees of Reservations (TTOR) Ward Reservation located in Andover and North Andover MA. The hike starts at 11:00 am from the main parking area in Andover MA. The hike will include a section of the Bay Circuit Trail and other reservation trails, and participants will learn about the conservation efforts for grassland birds. The fields are nesting habitat for bobolinks, tree swallows, bluebirds, and kestrels. Kestrels have begun fledging from the nest box in Taft Field.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Richard Lombard rllombard2@gmail.com (978-394-9619)
Coleader: 
Richard Lombard

Young Members - Edible Plant Walk (rescheduled)

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a guided tour led by Russ Cohen naturalist and wild foods enthusiast and the author of, Wild Plants I Have Known...as we look for edible plants on our walk. This event was rescheduled from last week - currently in Wait List.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Rath
Coleader: 
Chelsea King
Registrar: 
Zoe Rath

20S/30S: Volunteer for trail work in Middlesex Fells

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join AMC Boston Young Members (20s/30s) to volunteer for trail work in the Middlesex Fells Reservation! We'll be partnering with the Friends of the Fells to perform a variety of trail maintenance tasks, potentially including brushing in, brushing out, trash pick-up, debris/small-blowdown removal, invasive species removal, among other tasks. Specific tasks will be determined closer to the date. Meeting location will be sent to participants a few days in advance of the event.

Trip details

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

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