Conservation

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

20s/30s: Volunteer to improve vernal pool habitat at Drumlin Farm

Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join Boston's AMC Young Members to volunteer at Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm and Wildlife Sanctuary! We will help improve the vernal pool habitat used by salamanders, frogs, and other aquatic and semi-aquatic wildlife. Tasks will include removing invasive plants, planting native species, and pruning. Afterwards, we can explore the farm and wildlife sanctuary.

Trip details

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

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

Monday, July 8, 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

Young Members (20s /30s) Edible Plant Walk

Thursday, July 18, 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. He will point out and give us background on the many edible plants found in the Alewife Reservation!

Trip details

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

I enjoy the outdoors, travel and to cook.

AMC 20s/30s: Volunteer for farm chores at Drumlin Farm, 06/22

Saturday, June 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
Sarah Cahn

Family Nature Walk Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Middlesex Fells

Sunday, June 2, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The AMC will be offering four hikes celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Middlesex Fells with co-leaders from the Friends of the Fells who are experts on the history and nature of the Middlesex Fells. The Fells was established in 1894 as the first state reservation and Metropolitan park thanks to the vision of AMC leaders and Charles Elliot, partner of Frederick Law Olmstead.

The Family Nature Walk will feature our fun naturalist Clay Hobart.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joan Entwistle amcbostonconservation@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Clay Hobart

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