For many people on Nantucket—visitors and year-rounders—when asked why they love the island, they answer by talking about the natural beauty, open spaces, and bountiful moorlands. The historic charm of our downtown may be enough for some, but it’s escaping the hustle and bustle of town and getting into the open conservation lands that really enchants people.
Tag: Nantucket BioDiversity Initiative
Who’s Your Scientist?
by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Have you ever wondered where Nantucket bats spend their time? Do you have questions about prescribed fire use on the island? How about those invasive green crabs? The Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative (NBI) is at […]
2015 Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Spawns Research & Surprises
~ by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station ~ This article will be my last one for Yesterday’s Island. My husband, Len Germinara, and I are moving off island this winter because I am joining the Executive team at the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab in […]