Stewardship Saturday, Boston Harbor Islands: Spectacle Island, August 24th

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Come join park biologists and volunteer stewards for a Stewardship Saturday at Spectacle Island! Help us clear invasive plants from stone walls around the island. We will explore the local flora and fauna and discuss the ecology, natural history, and cultural significance of landscapes in the park as we work to understand and improve habitat for the native birds, bugs, trees, and flowers of the Boston Harbor Islands.

Registration is required for these events.

See a Day as a Park Steward for what it's like to join us!

Directions: Departure will be from H ingham Shipyard (30 Shipyard Dr, Hingham, MA 02043) . Parking is available.

Timing: The boat departs at 8:15am . We will return by 3pm.

What to wear: Long-sleeved shirts, long pants, socks, closed-toe shoes, and layers for the weather. Conditions can be unpredictable so please monitor the weather in the days leading up to the event and dress appropriately.

What to bring: Bring a lunch and a reusable water bottle. Sunscreen and a hat are always recommended. Tools, gloves, and PPE will be provided.

Event will run rain or shine, however, may be cancelled due to severe weather.

Location is subject to change. Information will be shared immediately about any changes.

If you are under 18 and interested in volunteering, please contact us directly ( as we have special guidance and does not allow minor applications.

Start Date - 2024-08-24

End Date - 2024-08-24

Activities include: Botany;General Assistance;Natural Resources Planning;Science;Weed/Invasive Species Control

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