Endangered beetles show signs of rebound on Nantucket

 Last fall, the future of the American burying beetle on Nantucket looked bleak. “I thought we might have lost our population,” said Lou Perrotti, who has been working to preserve the beetle on the East Coast as the director of conservation programs at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.



Saturday, September 23, 2017


A species once seen as struggling to survive on Nantucket, is showing signs of rebounding.