The NBI conference takes place over a long weekend (November 1-3rd 2019) with talks, workshops, socials and a field trip. Register today to guarantee your space. Conference registration is $25 BEFORE October 25th, and $35 after. All other conference events are free but require prior registration.
Friday November 1st 2019
Join our keynote lecturer Constance Rinaldo and learn about the online resources of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. This workshop is ideal for new naturalists, experienced citizen scientists and professional ecologists. This workshop is hosted collaboratively through the Nantucket Community School.
Keynote Lecture, 7pm at the Nantucket Atheneum
Join Constance Rinaldo to learn about the resources and contributions to research from the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Free and Open Access to Biodiversity Literature: Unlocking Knowledge About Life on Earth.
Light refreshments will follow the talk. Learn more here.
Saturday November 2nd 2019
Join us at the Nantucket Hotel for a full day of conference talks. Light morning refreshments as well as lunch are included. This is a full day conference event feature talks on horseshoe crabs on Nantucket, drone monitoring of salt marsh vegetation, the American Burying Beetle and many more. A full schedule of talks will be posted soon.
Mingle with your fellow conference goers at an evening social on Main Street Nantucket. Come to Lemon Press from 5:30-7:30 for delicious appetizers, good conversation and a cash bar.
Sunday November 3rd 2019
Explore the unique habitats of Nantucket Island with guide Peter Brace of Nantucket Walkabout. Over hours (10am-noon), Pete will take you to explore the places you learned about at the conference, discussion the ecology and history of some of the hidden gems of the island. Trip Meeting location will be shared after registration.