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This month only, at a forest near you……

May 14, 2013 / Comments Off on This month only, at a forest near you……

When most people think about the types of habitats that are unique and special about Nantucket, forests are probably not on the top of the list. But we have some…

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They’re Back!

March 22, 2013 /

An American Oystercatcher in Flight (photo courtesy of Vernon Laux). In our last blog post, we discussed the many preparations currently underway in our Science and Stewardship Department for the…

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Searching for a Certain “Some Bunny”

February 8, 2013 /

This winter, our science department is attempting to document if a rare and elusive species of cottontail rabbit is still present on Nantucket. The New England Cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis) is…

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Beginning our 50th Year Anniversary with a Major Open Space Purchase!

January 3, 2013 / Comments Off on Beginning our 50th Year Anniversary with a Major Open Space Purchase!

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation unexpectedly but very fortuitously marked the beginning of its 50th anniversary year by completing a complex and lengthy negotiation to purchase the 207 acres Norwood Farm…

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What’s with the brushcutting along the Madaket Bike Path?

December 7, 2012 /

NCF is excited about initiating vegetation management this winter associated with our Wildfire Risk Reduction Program. Since 2011, our NCF’s Board of Trustees and science staff have been developing plans…

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