Preserving the Island for Everyone

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

What's Happening

Meet Our Seasonals!

Each year, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation hires 2-4 seasonal employees to help us get field work done. NCF's Science and Stewardship Department has over 15 different projects exploring the unique...

NBI Science Showcase is Here: Come Explore Nantucket with Us!

The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative (NBI) represents conservation organizations, naturalists, and researchers from across the island (including the Nantucket Conservation Foundation!) and every other we come together and invite the public...

Knotweed on Nantucket: Biocontrol Possibilities

A knotweed patch along the bikepath at Sanford farm in 2017. Photo: Libby Buck. Got Knotweed? There’s a good chance knotweed is one of those plants you're battling in your...