Island Facts: Belle Isle
NOT WITHIN BOSTON HARBOR ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK AREA
Hog Island, Breeds Island
Did You Know?
Scientists have recently identified a beach-dwelling ground beetle at Boston Harbor Islands that has not been seen in North America for over 100 years. It is believed the beetle, Bembmidion nigropiceum, was brought to Boston from Europe in the 1800s via ship ballasts.