Date: 9/23/17 1:09 pm
From: Nash, Matthew (DCR) <matthew.nash...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Belle Isle Marsh FREE Nature Programs
North Region Coastal District

Department of Conservation and Recreation

One Eliot Circle Contact: Matthew Nash
Revere, MA 02151
(781) 485-2804 Ext. 105



Date September 23, 2017


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -

Find yourself in a DCR State Park

East Boston

Join a DCR Park interpreter to learn about the wonderful natural history of your state parks. All Programs are FREE and open to the public. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For program cancellations phone 978-937-2094 ext. 121, one hour before start time. Rain Cancels. Bring Water. Strongly recommend sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and footwear suitable for walking on the beach, and on paths. For more information phone (781) 485-2804 Ext. 105 or email <Matthew.Nash...><mailto:<Matthew.Nash...>. For a listing of programs at other DCR state parks visit www.mass.gov/DCR<http://www.mass.gov/DCR> .



Belle Isle Marsh Reservation

Belle Isle Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 1, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Free fun for the Whole family including pumpkin decorating, live animals, crafts and Veronica Robles Cultural Center dancers presenting Latin American dance "Folkloric Style" Sponsored by the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh, DCR, Save the Harbor, The Winthrop Marketplace and the East Boston Foundation.

An Oasis for Wildlife
Saturdays, October 7 & 21 8:00 -9:00 a.m.
Discover the abundant birdlife at Belle Isle Marsh Reservation, a restored wildlife sanctuary. We will walk while birding for a distance of a mile on easy level terrain. Some binoculars and a spotting scope will be provided but please bring these items if you have them. Reasonable accommodations available upon request.

Meet at: Main Parking lot near the bulletin board, located on Bennington Street, East Boston between address 1236 Bennington St., East Boston and 173 Bennington St., Revere. Parking is on a paved lot and is free of charge. Accessible by public transportation: MBTA Blue line, Beachmont Station. Exit station, turn right, at intersection cross State Road/Bennington Street, travel right along Bennington Street to park entrance on the left. Visit www.MBTA.com<http://www.mbta.com/> for bus and train information.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh


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Matthew Nash
Visitor Services Supervisor
DCR North Region Coastal District
One Eliot Circle
Revere, MA 02151
(781) 485-2804 ext. 105

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