State of the Harbor

The Nantucket Land Council is proud to announce that the 3rd Annual State of the Harbor Forum will be held Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Great Harbor Yacht Club at 96 Washington Street, beginning at 4:30pm.

This educational event is a free, public opportunity to hear about on-going research and restoration efforts in Nantucket Harbor including eelgrass, oyster reef and salt marsh restoration projects as well as reports on the current state of Nantucket harbor water quality and future improvement projects. Presenters include Dr. Alyssa Novak, Research Assistant Professor at Boston University, Emily Molden, Nantucket Land Council Executive Director, Leah Cabral, Town of Nantucket Assistant Biologist, Thais Fournier, Town of Nantucket Department of Natural Resources, Dr. Jennifer Karberg, Nantucket Conservation Foundation Research Program Supervisor, and Brian von Herzen, Ph.D.

The presentation begins at 4:30pm followed by time for questions and discussion. Cash bar and raw bar to follow.

For sponsorship opportunities or additional information, please contact the NLC office at or call (508) 228-2818.

Thank you to our 2019 State of the Harbor Sponsors including:

Elizabeth and Michael Galvin

Visco Pumping, Inc.

Nantucket Shellfish Association

Anderson’s Stillwater Moorings

Great Harbor Yacht Club


Please save the date for the third annual State of the Harbor Forum which will be held in July 18, 2019. For sponsorship opportunities or other questions, please call (508) 228-2818 or email



Check out the full video from the 2nd Annual State of the Harbor Forum:

Recorded and edited by Nantucket Community Television