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Tag Archives: sheep grazing
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
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
Posted in Botany, Sheep Tagged nantucket yarn, rare plants, sandplain grasslands, Sheep, sheep grazing, wool 1 Comment