GET INVOLVED IN CITIZEN SCIENCE WEEKEND

Citizen Science Weekend is a group event on several levels, but at its core are NBI volunteers with a passion for learning about and protecting Nantucket's natural world. If you want be one of us and get closer to the action while helping others discover the island's original inhabitants, become a volunteer for Citizen Science Weekend.

Check out some of the ways YOU can contribute to this special event

 
Sandplain grasslands field trip

Sandplain grasslands field trip

Transportation

Transportation and if possible, vehicles with four-wheel-drive and large capacity, are essential to moving scientists and field trip participants around Nantucket. If you have such a vehicle you can press into service for Citizen Science Weekend, email NBI at nantucketbiodiversity@gmail.com to volunteer as a driver.

Fueling up for an afternoon of island exploration

Fueling up for an afternoon of island exploration

Food and Beverages

Like the plants and animals they study, scientists need food and drink to keep going. And as there are usually a few group events during the weekend at which food and beverages are offered, we need your help in providing sustenance for everyone. Want to help? Contact NBI at nantucketbiodiversity@gmail.com to work out the details. 

Volunteers setting up to do insect sampling.

Volunteers setting up to do insect sampling.

General volunteers

There's no such thing as too many volunteers! We always need an extra hand or two or three or four with making Citizen Science Weekend run smoothly. Join the fun by reaching out to NBI with an email to nantucketbiodiversity@gmail.com and you'll be glad you got help us out!