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Ticks on Nantucket

The Low Down on What’s Up with Ticks

by Dr. Sarah T. Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Ticks have become a fact of life for islanders and visitors. Once an uncommon occurrence, deer (or black-legged) ticks that carry Lyme’s disease are now found in more than half the counties in the …

Downtown Island Ambassador Program | Nantucket

Be an Island Ambassador

This summer, Nantucket’s Visitors Services Center, a division of the Deparment of Culture and Tourism will continue its exciting volunteer opportunity with its Downtown Island Ambassador Program. Volunteers (ages 15 and up) from the community will walk throughout historic downtown Nantucket where large numbers of out-of-town visitors spend the day …