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Nantucket Land Council

Fun in Nature

Nantucket Land Council (NLC), an island organization dedicated to protecting Nantucket’s natural world and rural character, is hosting two opportunities in a week to be out in nature and enjoy our island’s beauty. Tagging Monarch Butterflies The afternoon of Wednesday, September 27, the Land Council is inviting the public to …

Monarch Butterfly | Nantucket | MA

Where are all the Monarch Butterflies?

• by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • The milkweed plants are everywhere, waiting to host one of their primary users, monarch butterflies. Hundreds of other insects occupy the plants using every inch of them for food and shelter. Two years ago I wrote about …