Find Yourself in a DCR State Park to Celebrate 125th Anniversary

Join a DCR Park interpreter to learn about the wonderful natural and cultural history of your state parks.  All Programs are FREE and open to the public. 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 781-656-1485 or [email protected]. For a listing of programs at other DCR state parks visit


Impact Travel workshop

Saturday,  Aug. 11

10:30 a.m. -1 p.m.

Join HI Boston and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for an Impact Travel workshop! Take part in a morning of art through mindfulness on Revere Beach and discover the connection between travel and the local environment with DCR staff. Then participate in a facilitated discussion led by HI Boston staff on how to become a more environmental traveler, and share your thoughts over lunch! This event is FREE and open to the public! Light lunch will be served. However, space is limited so register soon to save your spot! Recommended for adults and teens, but all ages welcome. (Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult) For more information and to register,

For more information and with questions contact: Educational Programs at HI Boston, [email protected], (617) 230-5798

Meet at: Outside at the front entrance of One Eliot Circle, Revere,  (the tan house at the corner of Dolphin Avenue)  *Optional meet up at 9:45 a.m. at HI Boston, 19 Stuart St., 02116. From HI we will proceed together to Revere on public transit.

Co-sponsored by HI Boston.


Belle Isle Marsh Reservation

An Oasis for Birds

Saturdays, July 21,

8 -9 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.   Suitable for adults and children ages 10 and older accompanied by an adult.

Meet at: On or near the boardwalk to the right of 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 for bus and train information.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh.

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