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Author Archives: Libby Buck
Family Stay-cation Scavenger Hunt is a Success!
For February break Nantucket Conservation Foundation put together a fun family scavenger hunt for those who didn’t travel for vacation. We are happy to say this was extremely successful having almost 100 kids sign up! This free scavenger hunt was … Continue reading
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Nantucket’s Little Winter Warriors
It’s a well-known fact that most birds fly south for the winter. But what about our feathered friends that tough it out throughout the winter, how do they survive? Our backyard songbirds such as the Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) or … Continue reading
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Will It Be A Snowy Winter?
Our favorite winter residents are back, the Snowy Owls (Bubo scandiacus)! The first sighting for Nantucket was at Smith’s Point this week. If you consider yourself a birder, or just an admirer, it is always thrilling to see these stunning … Continue reading
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