Discover the many ways we support and promote biodiversity exploration and research on Nantucket

AbouT NBI

Learn more about the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative including our mission, objectives, and collaborating non-profit organizations, academic institutions, government agencies, businesses and individual members.

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research grants program

Looking to initiate research or expand your existing research on Nantucket? Apply for a small research grant. Check out our Request For Proposals, explore past grantees and learn about the results of previously funded research projects.

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research conference

The NBI Research Conference is offered in alternating odd years and brings together researchers and naturalists working on Nantucket, Tuckernuck, Muskeget and surrounding waters. The conference is open to the public and includes walks and workshops highlighting research on Nantucket.

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citizen science weekend

The Citizen Science Weekend is offered in alternating even years and aims to connect the public with current research happening on Nantucket through workshops, walks and interactive fieldwork. Events are open and accessible to everyone.

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support us

The work of NBI is made possible through public support and participation. We need your support.

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invasive plant species committee

The IPSC, a standing committee of NBI, collaborates in actively pursuing non-native invasive plant species identification, documentation, research, education, and removal.  

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