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.
"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."