Currently browsing category

Exploring Nantucket

pollinators | Nantucket, MA

Plight of Pollinators

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation While honeybees get most of the attention, pollinators actually include anything that moves pollen from one plant to another; namely bees, wasps, butterflies, moths, birds, small mammals, bats, and even some lizards. On Nantucket, …

Firefly | Nantucket, MA

Join the Firefly Watch

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation It’s lightning bug season on Nantucket, and the evening sky is now even more exciting. Lighting bugs, or fireflies, have been lighting up the evening skies since around the fourth of July (perhaps a …

Long Pond | Nantucket, MA

More than Just a Pretty Picture

Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation We’ve all heard of them. Many of us on Nantucket have seen them hovering over our coastlines and possibly in our backyards. And then there is that buzzing sound. We’re talking about drones.Sure, aerial photos …