Natural Resources

Natural Resources Department Operations During Covid-19 Pandemic

The Natural Resources Department office at 2 Bathing Beach Road is closed to the public at this time.  Staff are available by phone or email Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM.  All application or informational materials should be sent electronically and a physical copy can be put in the dropbox outside the office.  Permit pickup will be done by appointment.  Any research request can be made by phone or email and staff will try to accommodate that research.  The Brant Point Shellfish Hatchery is closed to the public.

Please contact the department directly by either phone or email to make an appointment.



To preserve, protect or restore Nantucket's natural resources through responsible active management, research, education and outreach to the citizens of Nantucket.

Planning Documents

Water Quality Information

Shellfish Information and Resources

This page was last updated on December 27, 2019.