Adapting to a changing climate and rising seas through local and global engagement.


A public-private partnership dedicated to adapting Nantucket and other communities to a changing climate and rising seas through local and global engagement. 


  1. Convene a ‘steering committee’ to oversee and implement the goals of the ACKlimate initiative
  2. Coordinate and promote conferences, workshops, and other activities addressing climate change and sea level rise and its impact on the built and natural environments
  3. Host a public lecture series that engages experts and stakeholders
  4. Disseminate information to Nantucket residents and visitors
  5. Support planning and other efforts of the Town of Nantucket
  6. Develop and support model adaptation projects
  7. Share the outcomes of the ACKlimate initiative nationally and internationally.
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Taking ACKtion

A look at local, national, and international action on climate change!


Artists Association of Nantucket  | Coastal Resilience Advisory Committee | Linda Loring Nature Foundation  |  Maria Mitchell Association  |  Mass Audubon  |  Nantucket Conservation Foundation  |  Nantucket Data Platform  |  Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce  |  Nantucket Land Bank  |  Nantucket Land Council  | Nantucket Preservation Trust  |  Osceola Foundation, Convening Partner  |  ReMain Nantucket  |  Sustainable Nantucket  |  Town of Nantucket  |  University of Florida Historic Preservation Program