Preserving the Island for Everyone

Preserving Nantucket’s character by permanently conserving, maintaining, and
managing natural areas and habitats.

What's Happening

Red Maple Tricks of the Trade

Red maple trunks reflected in a vernal pool at Squam Farm. Photo: K.A. Omand. Red maple (Acer rubrum) is a common and widespread tree species that has grown only more...
Gibbs Pond May2017 DIO

Planning for Summer Pond Management Projects

April is a busy transition time for ecologists. Winter data analysis and writing projects need to get wrapped up. Early season field work - such as nesting shorebird and turtle...

Dune Stabilization at Millie’s Bridge

by: Jen Karberg, Ph.D.; Science and Stewardship, Research Program Supervisor To celebrate the first week of spring, volunteers from island conservation groups and Madaket homeowners gathered together (socially distant!) to...