Preserving the Island for Everyone

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

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2021 Nantucket Christmas Bird Count Results

The 67th Nantucket Christmas Count took place on January 2, 2022. Our island was divided up into 8 sections with a team assigned to each one with the common goal...
Chimaphila Maculata, KAO, Leaf

Winter Botany: The Island’s Wintergreens

Nantucket is fortunate to have several species of native wintergreens that retain their foliage through the winter. They are actually easiest to learn to identify during the colder months when...
Christmas Bird Count Small With NCFUMass 2021

Join The Nantucket Christmas Bird Count!

Christmas Bird Count (CBC), one of the longest running citizen science projects in the world, is organized by the National Audubon Society. It was originally started in 1900’s by ornithologist...