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The SciFund Challenge – how to pay for research

By Jen Karberg | November 12, 2012 |

Today, the NCF Science and Stewardship Department is venturing into exciting and unknown territory.  We are participating in the #SciFund Challenge to raise money to study spotted turtles at Medouie…

Nantucket’s Most Wanted Turtles!

By Danielle O'Dell | November 8, 2012 | Comments Off on Nantucket’s Most Wanted Turtles!

As implied in the first line of our last post, there are also at least two species of turtles that call Nantucket home that are not native to the island.…

The Turtles of Nantucket

By Danielle O'Dell | November 7, 2012 |

Nantucket Island is home to three species of native turtles: painted, snapping and spotted turtles. There are rumors of a fourth species and we need your help in finding it!…

Salt Marsh Construction at Medouie Creek

By Jen Karberg | November 7, 2012 |

The Medouie Creek Wetland is a large wetland along the north side of Polpis Harbor on Nantucket Island.  This wetland was historically one large salt water marsh, directly connected to…

Intro to the Nantucket Conservation Foundation

By Jen Karberg | October 30, 2012 |

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation is a non-profit group on Nantucket Island (30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod!). NCF was founded in 1963 and started out acquiring land and…