This September, Nantucket Conservation Foundation and the Linda Loring Nature Foundation host Nantucket's first Climate Change Summit.
What does climate change mean for Nantucket? Learn about the Island's work and stay for the Cocktail Hour and Conversation after!
September 6th, 2023
Great Harbor Yacht Club
Join Nantucket researchers, managers and experts as they present an update on our current state of climate change knowledge for Nantucket. Learn what we know, what we still to discover and gain hope from some of the projects already underway to help our community adapt.
Stay after the Summit to share your stories of climate change and connect with your neighbors during our refreshment and raw bar social hour! Register to guarantee your drink ticket!
Schedule of the Afternoon
Welcome and Introduction
"What Does Climate Change Mean for Nantucket in 2023" with Sarah Bois and Jen Karberg
"Restoring Lily Pond Park: enhancing habitats, improving water quality, increasing system capacity, and enriching the public experience" with Rachael Freeman, Nantucket Land Bank
"Building a Resilient Framework: Open Space on Nantucket" with Sarah Bois, Linda Loring Nature Foundation
"Dune Restoration at Millie's Bridge" with Jen Karberg, Nantucket Conservation Foundation
Join us for Community Conversation and Refreshments to Follow.
This event originated with Dr.s Jen Karberg and Sarah Bois who partner on climate change and resilience-based research and education while working for two different non-profits on Nantucket: the Nantucket Conservation Foundation and the Linda Loring Nature Foundation.