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Community Service Project: Boston Harbor Island Stewardship Day

On Saturday, September 22 we will be on Lovells Island working to eradicate invasive species and help restore the island's natural flora and fauna. Your friends and family are invited to join in!

Description:  Please join the MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston for a day of community stewardship on the Boston Harbor Islands!  On Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM we will be on Lovells  Island to help prepare for the summer season.

A Rowes Wharf Water Transport vessel will pick us up at Courthouse Dock at Fan Pier - 2 Northern Ave., Boston at 9:00 a.m. and will return at 2:30 p.m.  Please plan to arrive 15-20 minutes prior to departure to allow time for boarding. Jasper White’s Summer Shack box lunches will be provided, and there will also be coffee/tea and pastries dock side to get us started. We recommend: Long sleeve clothes and closed-toe shoes, and dress for changeable weather. Bring a hat, sunscreen and a water bottle.  Tools, gloves, lunch and extra water will be provided, but it is important to stay hydrated. 

The trip runs rain or shine, but may be cancelled if weather is severe.  For more information contact: Sean Morgan at or 617-710-9667.

Time:  9:00 AM - 2:30 PM     

Place:  Courthouse Dock at Fan Pier, 2 Northern Ave., Boston (next to the Moakley US Courthouse, near the Old Northern Ave. Bridge off of Atlantic Avenue)  Directions

Price:  Free; registration now open. 

For more information contact: Sean Morgan at or 781-643-6027  

Many thanks to our event partners: National Park Service, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, Rowes Wharf Water Transport, Jasper White's Summer Shack, and Jantz Morgan LLC. 

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