A Partnership Park
We are proud of the partnerships that established and now sustain this unique national park. A mix of government, non-profit, and for-profit entities work together to protect park resources and provide visitor services.
Boston Harbor Islands Partnership. The island park is managed collaboratively by the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership, which represents a range of federal, state, city, and nonprofit agencies.
Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council. The Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council advises the Partnership on the development and implementation of the general management plan for the islands, including ongoing park operations.
The achievements of the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership during our first 10 years-and goals for the future-are presented in:
Did You Know?
Shag Rocks in Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area offers roosting sites for cormorants and other seabirds that fish the surrounding waters. Better known in Britain as “shags,” cormorants gave this rocky outcropping its name. More...