Tag: biodiversity

Nantucket BioDiversity Initiative
Island Science, Nantucket Events

Sail Into Science

• by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • This week’s column is designed to get you outdoors to work with visiting scientists and learn more about Nantucket’s diverse and fascinating plants and animals. For the first time, the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative is sponsoring a Citizen […]

Island Science

The Magical Island of Tuckernuck

• by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay, Managing Director UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station • For the past two summers I have been fortunate to visit the Tuckernuck Land Trust’s (or TLT, website can be accessed at http://www.tuckernucklandtrust.org/) field station and do some basic biological collection (bees and mosquitoes) and give […]

Apple Blossoms
Nantucket Events

The Diversity of Island Life

Every other year, Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Assessment Week offers naturalists, researchers, and the public the chance to help document the many exciting and amazing species on Nantucket Island.  From Wednesday, May 16 until Monday, May 22, a variety of walks and talks will be offered both during the day and […]