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Eastern Box Turtle Update

October 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Eastern Box Turtle Update

A few weeks ago, we reported on a male box turtle that was found on Nantucket. We wanted to give a little history on this turtle as well as an update on his current whereabouts. In June of 2009, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation received two reports of Eastern box turtles within 2 weeks of each other. The…

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Nantucket Cranberry Festival

October 15, 2018 / Comments Off on Nantucket Cranberry Festival

Thank you for joining us for the 15th annual Nantucket Cranberry Festival which was held on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 from 11-4 at the Milestone Cranberry Bog! Save the date for next year’s Festival on Saturday, October 12th 2019.

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Fun Fall Sightings!

October 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Fun Fall Sightings!

Today was an exciting day for us here at the Nantucket Conservation Foundation! We were reunited with an old friend. In the summer of 2009, we received two separate reports of Eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina) – a male found in Surfside, and a female found at the Head of the Plains. At the time, these…

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“Wildlife” returns to the Serengeti

October 4, 2018 / Comments Off on “Wildlife” returns to the Serengeti

Have you seen who turned up at the Serengeti yesterday? Take a drive down Milestone Road and see if you can catch a glimpse at these wild creatures… Thank you to Island Lumber Company for donating the wood used for this project, and the NHS students in Mr. Girvin’s Woodshop Class and the NHS Art…

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