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Tag Archives: Nantucket sheep
Spring Happenings at Squam Farm
By Connie Helstosky, NCF Sheep Grazing Project Technician Greetings from Squam Farm! This past fall I made the decision to not breed the ewes. Therefore, there will be no lambs this year out at Squam Farm. I do look forward … Continue reading
Posted in Sheep Tagged botany, Department of Science and Stewardship, Nantucket sheep, sheep grazing, sheep nutrition, sheep shearing 1 Comment
Meet Our New Sheep Grazing Project Technician!
We are very pleased to welcome Constance Helstosky to our year-round staff as our new Sheep Grazing Project Technician. Connie joined us in mid-November and has hit the ground running, taking on the many responsibilities associated with the care and … Continue reading
Posted in Sheep Tagged land use history, Nantucket, Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Nantucket sheep, restoration, Sheep, sheep grazing Leave a comment
When Why and How We Shear the Sheep
Some of the most popular questions I receive are: Do we shear the sheep? Why do we shear the sheep? When do we shear the sheep? How do we shear the sheep? And what do we do with the fleeces? … Continue reading
Posted in Sheep Tagged Nantucket sheep, sheep shearing, Squam Farm 4 Comments