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Oyster Castles Fighting Climate Change on Nantucket Island

November 16, 2021

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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Join Us for the Nantucket Biodiversity Research Conference!

October 29, 2021

Looking for some interesting and informative events to participate in during early November on Nantucket?? The 9th biennial Nantucket Biodiversity Research Conference will take place from November 4-6, 2021, and…

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Autumn Lore and International Bat Week

October 22, 2021

Autumn Lore by Kathleen Jenks As autumn returns to earth’s northern hemisphere, and day and night are briefly, but perfectly, balanced at the equinox, may we remember anew how fragile…

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There’s a New Banding Station in Town!

October 14, 2021

Nantucket Conservation Foundation has begun a new and exciting project. We have created and opened our own bird banding station! There are many bird banding stations all over the world,…

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Going Wild in Our Landscape: Season 2

September 30, 2021

Last November I reported on the beginning stages of a big “Landscaping Makeover” at the NCF office at 118 Cliff Road. This long-awaited renovation allowed us to incorporate areas with…

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It’s Harvest Time!

September 17, 2021

Although the calendar says that we still have a few days of summer left, fall is definitely in the air. The days are shorter, the nights are cooler, the humidity…

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Madequecham Valley Wetland Biodiversity

September 9, 2021

In 2013, NCF’s Science and Stewardship Department started down the road of a wetland restoration project in Madequecham Valley that at the time seemed incredibly daunting. We idealistically set out…

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Exploring Climate Change On Nantucket Island

August 27, 2021

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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2021 Shorebird Season Update

August 11, 2021

From the 2021 preliminary data for Nantucket which includes Tuckernuck and Muskeget Islands, there was a total of 73 breeding pairs of Piping Plovers. In 2020, we counted a total…

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NCF Annual Meeting Featuring Northern long-eared bat Research – Thursday August 5th at 5pm

July 29, 2021

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation will be hosting its 57th Annual Meeting of Membership on Thursday, August 5th at 5 pm at the Nantucket Hotel on Easton Street. We are pleased…

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