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Mile-A-Minute Vine Alert!

A new weed has been detected on Nantucket, and we want to know if you've seen it!

Printable ID Card

Nantucket Chronicle: Mile-A-Minute Weed

If you think you see this weed - contact either of these IPSC reps:

Sarah Bois

Kelly Omand


NBI is working with the Nantucket DPW in a Cooperative Weed Management Project to control invasive species along Nantucket road sides and bike paths.


Visit our Invasive Species Committee website to learn more about this new initiative and to see a list of invasive species on Nantucket


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The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative (NBI) seeks to conserve the native biodiversity of Nantucket through collaborative research, monitoring and education.

NBI is a collaborative effort between many local, state and federal conservation, science and research organizations.


Thank you to everyone who participated in

NBI's 6th Biennial Citizen Science Weekend




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A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our 5th Biennial Biodiversity Research Conference - November 1st - 3rd 2013.


With the generous support of ReMain Nantucket, we were able to make the conference a threeday event with field trips, a keynote talk and a full day of talks at the Nantucket Hotel.


NBI Research Grants

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.

We will soon be announcing our 2015 Research Grants application period - please pay attention to this website for further information.



Copies of our NEW brochure are available through participating members or here


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