The Nantucket Biodiversity
Initiative (NBI) seeks to conserve the native biodiversity
of Nantucket through collaborative research, monitoring and
NBI is a collaborative effort
between many local, state and federal conservation, science
and research organizations.
Thank you to everyone who participated
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
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