Conserving and maintaining Nantucket's natural habitats — since 1963

The mission of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation is to assist in the preservation of Nantucket’s character by permanently conserving, maintaining and managing natural areas and habitats and to encourage an appreciation of and interest in the island’s natural resources.

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Sandplain Heathland Habitat Management Grant Received

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation has been awarded a $18,998 grant to undertake a sandplain heathland management project on our Head of the Plains properties, located in…

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Save the Date for 2018 Race for Open Space 5K!
Save the Date for 2018 Race for Open Space 5K!

The Race for Open Space 5K will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Milestone Cranberry Bog to benefit the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. Registration opening soon. For sponsorship information please contact Grace Hull, Director of Development at

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