Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sheep Grazing on Nantucket: Grassland Restoration and How to Buy Local Wool

The Foundation owns and manages a little under 9,000 acres of protected conservation land on the island.  Nantucket is an interesting place to practice conservation because many of the unique natural areas on Nantucket exist because of human activities and … Continue reading

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What’s with the brushcutting along the Madaket Bike Path?

NCF is excited about initiating vegetation management this winter associated with our Wildfire Risk Reduction Program. Since 2011, our NCF’s Board of Trustees and science staff have been developing plans to strategically apply brushcutting, prescribed fire and pine tree removal … Continue reading

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