Clean Water: Topics on Tap

The Nantucket Land Council is excited to present our virtual educational series:
Clean Water – Topics on Tap! Each month, the NLC hosts a special guest speaker for a live virtual webinar, who will present on an important water quality topic followed by a live Q&A. Watch previous editions of Clean Water: Topics on Tap at the link below.

Clean Water: Topics on Tap Winter Edition will begin in March 2021, and will focus on Clean Water For All! Stay tuned to Facebook and Instagram for all the details and for more information on our summer 2021 program.

Thank you to Cisco Brewers, Nantucket Shellfish Association, Ernst Land Design and Donelan Family Wines for sponsoring our summer 2020 series. Additional sponsorship opportunities available, please contact for more information.

Ecological Landscaping on Nantucket

We welcomed Dr. Jack Ahern to discuss “Ecological Landscaping on Nantucket”. Dr. Ahern is a professor of Landscape Architecture at UMASS Amherst. Dr. Ahern discussed the importance of protecting our vulnerable water and coastal resources through better landscaping practices. Learn why and how, as he discusses a plant community approach to celebrate the beauty of our island in your own backyard – video below!

Harmful Algal Blooms and Ponds on Nantucket

We welcomed Dr. Ken Wagner to discuss “Harmful Algal Blooms and Ponds on Nantucket”.

We hosted Mary Parks from for a presentation and live cooking demonstration with “Green Crabs…Danger and Delicacy”. Watch the full video below, and check out’s informational flyer: All About Green Crabs, How to Extract Roe, and Green Crab Roe and Sweet Corn Salad Recipe.

We hosted Graeme Durovich from the Town of Nantucket Department of Public Works to present on the Town’s coastal plastics research and the 2020 Plastics Ban. Watch the full discussion: