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  • Nantucket Biodiversity Institute

    Melanie Colón

    Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Mission Statement


    The mission of the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative (NBI) is to conserve the native biodiversity of Nantucket through collaborative research, monitoring and education.




    To work in partnership with conservation organizations, educational institutions, governmental agencies, local businesses and individuals to further the mission of the NBI;

    To support and facilitate biodiversity research on Nantucket, Tuckernuck and Muskeget Islands and surrounding waters and share results with the scientific community and the general public;

    To develop a comprehensive inventory of island species and document population trends;

    To coordinate the cataloging of data and reports and organizae the deposition of biological species at appropriate institutions;

    To detect and manage invasive exotic species that pose a threat to biodiversity on the islands;

    To educate the pubilc about the significance of diverse biological communities and inspire them to become responsible stewareds of the environment; and

    To make biodiversity information available to conservation organizations, government agencies and the general public involved in decisions that affect Nantucker's environment.

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