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Climate Change Awareness Month with the Nantucket Conservation Foundation

August 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Climate Change Awareness Month with the Nantucket Conservation Foundation

For the past few years, the island of Nantucket has officially recognized September as Climate Change Awareness Month – a time to explore, understand and raise awareness about how climate…

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Meet this Year’s Shorebird and Ranger Team!

July 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Meet this Year’s Shorebird and Ranger Team!

In our last blog post, we introduced our Seasonal Field Assistants for 2022. Each year we also hire seasonal staff to help ranger the properties and to monitor our rare…

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Meet Our Seasonals!

June 30, 2022 / Comments Off on 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…

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

June 1, 2022 / Comments Off on 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…

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Come Work with Us in 2022

March 28, 2022 / Comments Off on Come Work with Us in 2022

Each year NCF’s Science and Stewardship Department hires an amazing seasonal field crew to help us work on the many, many ecological, management and restoration projects we conduct. In 2022,…

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World Wetland Day 2022: Value * Manage * Restore * Love

January 28, 2022 / Comments Off on World Wetland Day 2022: Value * Manage * Restore * Love

February 2nd has celebrated World Wetlands Day since 1997 to raise awareness of the importance of wetlands and the threats facing wetlands on a global scale. This date is the…

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Oyster Castles Fighting Climate Change on Nantucket Island

November 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Oyster Castles Fighting Climate Change on Nantucket Island

By Dr. Jen Karberg, Research Program Supervisor This November, Nantucket Conservation Foundation, in collaboration with the Town of Nantucket Natural Resource Department, completed the final step in a 2 year…

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Exploring Climate Change On Nantucket Island

August 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Exploring Climate Change On Nantucket Island

By Dr. Jen Karberg, Research Program Supervisor This summer saw the release of the the first section of the IPCC’s (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) sixth comprehensive assessment. The assessment…

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Meet our 2021 Seasonal Field Assistants!

June 10, 2021 / Comments Off on Meet our 2021 Seasonal Field Assistants!

Each field season (~May-October), the Science and Stewardship Department of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation welcomes seasonal field assistants to help us do all manner of ecological field work. Our field…

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Finding Horseshoe Crabs on the Beach? Here’s how to help!

May 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Finding Horseshoe Crabs on the Beach? Here’s how to help!

Its spring on Nantucket and as we return to the island’s beaches, there are many treasures to find! This year, the really low tides around our full and new moons,…

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