Preserving the Island for Everyone

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

What's Happening

Windswept Board Visit 2019 JMK

The Science of Pond Management

It’s mid-July on Nantucket, and a number of harmful algae blooms (or HABs) have already been documented within the island’s freshwater ponds. In past years, this phenomenon has occurred later...
Piping Plover Chicks Eel Point 2017 By ECB

A Safe & Fun 4th of July on Coatue

Here's your friendly annual reminder before the 4th of July this weekend. The weather doesn't look superb, but our threatened shorebirds on Coatue are still in need of protection, space,...

Nantucket Grasses in the Limelight

With wildflowers distracting the eye with bursts of bright color, it’s often easy to overlook some of the island’s most common plants, grasses, many of which are blooming right now....