All trails at Lost Farm are open to visitors.
Escape the beach crowds and appreciate the sights and sounds of Nantucket's largest pitch pine forest. Enjoy a stroll to Hummock Pond where many feathered friends await your arrival. Listen for the songs of Pine Warblers, Eastern Towhees, and Black-capped Chickadees in the morning and Barn and Saw-whet owls at dusk.
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"My protection of the environment left the theoretical," says Sarah Swenson, talking about her YES internship this summer. "I realized that an essential part of my relationship with nature is a hands-on connection to the natural world."
The Youth Environmental Stewardship program is a paid summer internship that enables island youth to gain hands-on conservation and management experience at our sanctuaries. We have the chance to fund three students—but we need your help to make it happen!