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Saturday, April 29
 

8:30am

Park Serve Day

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) invites you to attend DCR’s Annual Park Serve Day, Saturday April 29, 2017 at parks across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

With the help of volunteers, DCR will spruce up park facilities, clean coastlines, clean and maintain trails, plant flowers, and more!

Spectacle Island volunteers will work on park cleanup, raking and pruning, trail maintenance, flower bed weeding and planting.

Meet at Boston Harbor Islands Ferry Center at Long Wharf North (north side of the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel ) at 8:30 AM to allow time for boarding. 9:00 a.m departure. Meeting point is accessable by MBTA: Blue Line Aquarium Stop and Orange Line State Street Stop.

Activities are suitable all ages. Wear appropriate shoes and dress for the weather. Bring a hat, sunscreen and extra drinking water to stay well hydrated.  Please contact the event coordinator Denise Sarno-Bucca at 617-828-1621 if you will require accessibility accommodations. 



Saturday April 29, 2017 8:30am - 2:00pm
Spectacle Island Boston Harbor
  • Host Organizations Department of Conservation and Recreation, Hull Health Commission
  • Tags Stewardship, Volunteer

9:30am

Park Serve Day at Grape Island (DCR, NEAq, and NPS)
Click the link to register!
The New England Aquarium, MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the National Park Service  are partnering to clean-up the coast line of Grape Island! Join Stewardship Saturday staff and colleagues as we harvest all the junk from the beach that harms coastal and inter-tidal habitats.  

For questions about Stewardship Saturday please email bonnie_schwartz@partner.nps.gov 


Saturday April 29, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm
Grape Island Boston Harbor

11:00am

Junior Ranger Day

Do you like learning about special places and sharing them with your friends and family?  Become a Boston Harbor Islands Junior Ranger!  Hike scenic trails with a Park Ranger, play games with friends, learn about plants and animals and uncover Spectacle Island’s fascinating history.  Learn how to explore and protect the Boston Harbor Islands and earn an official Junior Ranger Badge.

Island Activities are designed for kids ages 5-12.  Remember to pack lunch and water, and dress in layers for a great day outdoors!  $10 for adults / $5 for kids.  Advance reservations are strongly recommended.



Saturday April 29, 2017 11:00am - 2:30pm
Spectacle Island Boston Harbor
  • More Information Call the Park Rangers at 617-223-8666
  • Program Sponsor Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park
  • Host Organizations Boston Harbor Now, Department of Conservation and Recreation, National Park Service
  • Tags Arts, Kids, Nature, Recreation
 
Saturday, May 6
 

8:00am

Stewardship Saturday on Thompson Island
Click on the Eventbrite link to register!

Come join other park stewards at Thompson Island to help improve local wildlife habitats and important park ecosystems.  


Saturday May 6, 2017 8:00am - 2:30pm
Thompson Island EDIC Pier
 
Saturday, May 13
 

8:00am

Stewardship Saturday at Grape Island
Register using the Eventbrite link!

Come join other park stewards on Grape Island to help maintain and enhance your park, the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. We'll be working in one of our habitat restoration areas as we maintain clusters of native biodiversity, enhance natural processes, and improve habitat for wildlife, birds, and people across the greater Boston area.

For questions about Stewardship Saturday please call 617-283-3111 or email andrew_petit_de_mange@nps.gov


Saturday May 13, 2017 8:00am - 3:00pm
Grape Island Boston Harbor
 
Saturday, May 20
 

8:00am

Stewardship Saturday on Thompson Island
Click on the Eventbrite link to register!

Come join other park stewards at Thompson Island to help improve local wildlife habitats and important park ecosystems.  


Saturday May 20, 2017 8:00am - 2:30pm
Thompson Island EDIC Pier
 
Saturday, May 27
 

8:00am

Stewardship Saturday at Peddocks Island
Register using the Eventbrite link!

Come join other park stewards on Peddocks Island to help maintain and enhance your park, the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. We'll be working in one of our habitat restoration areas as we maintain clusters of native biodiversity, enhance natural processes, and improve habitat for wildlife, birds, and people across the greater Boston area.

For questions about Stewardship Saturday please call 617-283-3111 or email andrew_petit_de_mange@nps.gov


Saturday May 27, 2017 8:00am - 3:00pm
Peddocks Island Boston Harbor
 
Saturday, June 3
 

8:00am

Stewardship Saturday on Thompson Island
Click on the Eventbrite link to register!

Come join other park stewards at Thompson Island to help improve local wildlife habitats and important park ecosystems.  


Saturday June 3, 2017 8:00am - 2:30pm
Thompson Island EDIC Pier
 
Saturday, June 10
 

8:00am

Stewardship Saturday at Grape Island
Register using the Eventbrite link!

Come join other park stewards on Grape Island to help maintain and enhance your park, the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. We'll be working in one of our habitat restoration areas as we maintain clusters of native biodiversity, enhance natural processes, and improve habitat for wildlife, birds, and people across the greater Boston area.

For questions about Stewardship Saturday please call 617-283-3111 or email andrew_petit_de_mange@nps.gov


Saturday June 10, 2017 8:00am - 3:00pm
Grape Island Boston Harbor
 
Saturday, June 17
 

8:00am

Stewardship Saturday on Thompson Island
Click on the Eventbrite link to register!

Come join other park stewards at Thompson Island to help improve local wildlife habitats and important park ecosystems.  


Saturday June 17, 2017 8:00am - 2:30pm
Thompson Island EDIC Pier
 
Saturday, June 24
 

9:00am

Stewardship Saturday at Grape Island
Click the Eventbrite link to register!

Come join other park stewards on Grape Island to help maintain and enhance your park, the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. We'll be working in one of our habitat restoration areas as we maintain clusters of native biodiversity, enhance natural processes, and improve habitat for wildlife, birds, and people across the greater Boston area.

For questions about Stewardship Saturday please call 617-283-3111 or email andrew_petit_de_mange@nps.gov


Saturday June 24, 2017 9:00am - 2:30pm
Grape Island Boston Harbor
 

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