• Lush vegetation on the top of Spectacle Island's North drumlin dominates the foreground. Boston's skyline can be seen in the distance.  The park's logo with tag line minutes away, worlds apart empashises the stark contrast between the city and islands.

    Boston Harbor Islands

    National Recreation Area Massachusetts

Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council: Meetings

The Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council meets approximately four times a year. Public notice is given for each meeting, including published notice in the Federal Register. All Council meetings are open to the public and listed on the meetings calendar. Public workshops, or "study sessions," may be occasionally held for background on matters that will be coming before the Council at a regular meeting. The March meeting is the annual meeting of the Advisory Council, and includes election of officers.

Record of Advisory Council discussions and votes are contained in the meeting minutes.

2013
» March 6, 2013 [PDF 170KB]
» June 5, 2013 [PDF 152KB]
» September 11, 2013 [PDF 22KB]
» December 4, 2013 [PDF 22KB]


2012
» March 7, 2012 [PDF 22KB]
» June 6, 2012 [PDF 24KB]
» September 12, 2012 [PDF 165KB]
» December 5, 2012 [PDF 149KB]


2011
» March 3, 2011 [PDF 18KB]
» June 1, 2011 [PDF 20KB]
» September 14, 2011 [PDF 20KB]
» December 7, 2011 [PDF 20KB]


2010
» March 3, 2010 [PDF 23KB]
» June 2, 2010 [PDF 24KB]
» September 15, 2010 [PDF 16KB]
» December 1, 2010 [PDF 18KB]



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Did You Know?

Boston Light

Constructed in 1716, Boston Light on Little Brewster Island is the oldest lighthouse site in the country. British forces burned down the original lighthouse when they fled Boston in 1776. It was rebuilt in 1783 and is now open for visitors to Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. More...