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Coastal Ecology of Nantucket: A Lecture & Field Course

April 16, 2021

Join Dr Jen Karberg (Nantucket Conservation Foundation) and Dr Sarah Bois (Linda Loring Nature Foundation) this spring to dive in depth and explore the ecology of Nantucket’s unique coastal areas as well and the current and future threats that climate change will bring. Explore the ecology of Coastal Nantucket with Dr. Sarah Bois (Linda Loring…

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Moor Habitat Management Funding

January 26, 2021

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation recently received news that we have been awarded a $24,075 grant to undertake a sandplain heathland and scrub oak barren habitat management project on 24 acres within our Middle Moors properties in the central portion of the island, just north of Altar Rock. This funding comes from the Massachusetts Division of…

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September is Climate Change Awareness Month on Nantucket

September 10, 2020

By Dr. Jennifer Karberg, Research Program Supervisor The Nantucket Select Board has officially recognized September as Climate Change Awareness Month and there are many local events to help learn about climate change particularly on Nantucket “We, the Select Board of the Town of Nantucket in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hearby officially proclaim the month…

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Ecology Education at a Social Distance

July 29, 2020

Some of our Science & Stewardship staff have taken time out of their busy schedules to engage in ecology education at a social distance. These methods of outreach in the times of Covid are creative ways to show our local & Off-island fans what research and ecology work we’ve been up to in quarantine. Dr.…

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Meet Our 2020 Field Assistants

July 21, 2020

Each year, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation hires 2 seasonal field assistants to aid us in the many diversified projects that we do. From surveying rare plants, to trapping small mammals and tracking turtles, these young ecologists work hard and gain valuable diversified research experience to help them establish careers in the biology and ecology field.…

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A Nantucket Backdrop for Zoom

April 5, 2020

Meetings on Zoom have suddenly become a huge part of the Work-From-Home lifestyle in the time of quarantine. Video chatting is the new normal for work meetings, school lessons, and catching up with friends over the last few weeks. This detour and increased screen time can leave some people a little drained, which is why…

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Cormac Collier named new President & CEO of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation

December 3, 2018

Cormac Collier, Executive Director of the Nantucket Land Council, has been named the new President & CEO of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation. Collier was selected after a nationwide search as a permanent replacement for former Executive Director Jim Lentowski, who retired in July 2018. “As we met with candidates from around the country, Cormac’s passion,…

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Nantucket Cranberry Festival

October 15, 2018

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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“Wildlife” returns to the Serengeti

October 4, 2018

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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Thank you for attending the Race for Open Space & Bash in Bog

August 3, 2018

Check out our most recent newsletter with scenes from the Bash in the Bog and the Race for Open Space.

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