The Nantucket Biodiversity
Initiative (NBI) seeks to conserve the native biodiversity
of Nantucket through collaborative research, monitoring and
is a collaborative effort between many local, state and federal
conservation, science and research organizations.
Citizen Science Weekend:
Friday, June 10th – Sunday, June 12th 2016
us for Walks, Talks and Workshops all Weekend Long
Online Today | All Events are FREE
on our Events Page
Keynote Speaker Tobias
Landberg talking about the "Behavioral Ecology and
Conservation of Snapping Turtles"
Friday, June 10th 6:30pm
Nantucket Atheneum Great Hall
with Native Plants on Nantucket
What should you plant in
The NBI is pleased to release
a new brochure, Landscaping with Native Plants on Nantucket.
The brochure was designed by the Invasive Plant Species Committee,
a standing committee of the NBI, in order to provide the community
with a comprehensive list of native species that can be used
successfully in a landscaping or habitat restoration project.
Why choose natives? Selecting natives will save water, save
time, reduce pesticide and fertilizer use, enhance wildlife
habitat, and protect Nantucket's distinctive landscape and
Pick up your FREE copy today
at any of the organization offices or download
this online version.
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
Thank you to all of our 2016 Grant
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