Preserving the Island for Everyone

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

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Ebird Nantucket Map

Calling All Birders: We Need Your Help!

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation currently owns and maintains nearly one third of Nantucket’s open space. We know there are many birding hotpots within those 9,006 acres and we want to...
Up close and personal with a Cinnamon Fern Fiddlehead

Spring Unfurls at Squam Swamp

Up close and personal with a Cinnamon Fern Fiddlehead This is a great time of year to take a walk through the winding trails of Squam Swamp and see the...
Sandplain Grassland Network field trip participants at the
Foundation’s Head of the Plains property (photo: Kelly Omand)

It Takes a Village to Understand and Manage Our Sandplain Grasslands

Sandplain grassland network field trip out at the Foundation's Head of the Plains property (Photo: Kelly Omand) Nantucket’s sandplain grasslands are upland plant communities unique to this region of North...