Preserving the Island for Everyone

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

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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...
HC Comparision

Update on the Hither Creek Washover, Erosion and Salt Marshes

by: Jen Karberg, Ph.D.; Science and Stewardship, Research Program Supervisor *This post summarizes a report prepared by the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. Read the full report here. The landscape at the...