Tours & Trips

State of the Harbor Forum

Tuesday, July 18 at 4pm

Great Harbor Yacht Club

The Nantucket Land Council is proud to present a free public forum to provide the latest information on the health and ecology of Nantucket Harbor. Speakers will be presenting on water quality, eelgrass and shellfish along with the strategies that are being employed by the Town of Nantucket and our non-profit community to reduce pollution from septic systems, fertilizer, stormwater and boat use.

Scheduled Speakers:

Kaitlyn Shaw / Town of Nantucket – Harbor Water Quality

Roberto Santamaria / Nantucket Department of Health – Septic Systems

Emily Molden / Nantucket Land Council – Stormwater

Tara Riley / Town of Nantucket – Shellfish + Eelgrass

Cormac Collier / Nantucket Land Council – Fertilizer

Jeff Carlson / Town of Nantucket – Moorings + Boat Use

*Reception and Local Raw Bar to Follow

 

 

Harbor Tour and Oyster Farm Visit

Wednesday July 26th at 3:30pm

Join the Land Council for a fun afternoon on the harbor! We are excited to partner with Shearwater Excursions for a trip up to the Head of the Harbor to visit Simon Edward’s Fifth Bend Oyster Farm. Along the way you’ll learn more about oysters and their role in the ecology of the harbor. Tickets are limited. Only $40 per person! Refreshments will be served.

Click here for tickets and to learn more!

 

Downtown Tree Tours

Learn about the beautiful and historic species Tree Tourof trees that line our downtown streets.  This tour will be led by both the Executive Director Cormac Collier and the Resource Ecologist Emily MacKinnon.  Their combined knowledge of biology and island history generates interesting conversations and surprising questions. Find out how all of our town trees have been preserved over the decades. Group size is limited, please pre-register by calling 508-228-2818 or email amy@nantucketlandcouncil.org. Next tour is Wednesday, July 12 at 10am. Private tours are also available for groups of 5 or more. Please call the office to learn more.

Download our brochure(PDF) if you would like to take a self-guided tour.

 

Harbor Tour and Oyster Farm Visit

Thursday July 13th at 3:30pm – SOLD OUT

Join the Land Council for a fun afternoon on the harbor! We are excited to partner with Shearwater Excursions for a trip up to the Head of the Harbor to visit Simon Edward’s Fifth Bend Oyster Farm. Along the way you’ll learn more about oysters and their role in the ecology of the harbor. Tickets are limited. Only $25 per person!

Click here for tickets and to learn more!

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