The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative supports
biodiversity related research on Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and
Muskeget Islands through and annual Small Grants program.
This program awards grants of $1,500 or less to researchers
from all areas of the sciences. Funding is available for the
purchase of research equipment, travel to the Islands for
research, field supplies, sample processing, etc necessary
to complete a specific research project. Additional information
can be found in the grant guidelines and application.
2016 Grant Application Program is now open!
Please consider submitting a proposal.
March 15th 2016
NBI Research Grants
In 2015, NBI was proud to provide funding for six research
proposals for work on Nantucket and Tucketnuck. The recipients
of NBI Research Grants will be conducting research on biodiversity
related issues this coming field season. Reports resulting
from this research will be posted on the website and presented
at an NBI Research Conference.
|Assessing the risk of Queen Anne's lace (daucus carota)
on native pollination strategies on Nantucket Island
||Adam J. Ramsey
||University of Memphis
|How do cross-ecosystem interactions affect Nantucket
salt marsh food web structure, creek bank erosion and
||University of Massachusetts Boston
|Bat Accoustic Survey for Nantucket
||University of Massachusetts, Amherst
|Cooperative update of the Vascular Flora of Nantucket
||Framingham State University
|Investigating mooring impacts on Zostera marina meadows
and associated epifauna in Nantucket, MA
||Portland State University
|Galls and Leaf Mines of Nantucket (ongoing research)
|Snake Survey of Nantucket and Tuckernuck (ongoing research)