Nantucket Field Station

Research in Action

Maps & Directions


Light House school  learn about seashells with Dr. Oktay; photo by Gail Clark

NFS offers the following educational opportunities:

  • Field Trips by arrangement
  • Science internships program

The field station links Nantucket to University of Massachusetts faculty and students, and to universities and nonprofit science centers around the world. The island’s vast expanses of protected open space provide professors, postdoctoral scientists, graduate and undergraduate students, and visiting scientists with a wealth of research and educational opportunities. NFS also offers students university courses, independent study, internships, and group visits.

Email Yvonne Vaillancourt for more details and for sample lab handouts and Powerpoint presentations.

Grace Grossman Youth Collective

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