Management Issues Concerning Boats and Natural Environments
Jennifer Bender Ferré
Delivered at 2003 Boston Harbor Islands Science Symposium.
A critical problem in the governance of the Boston Harbor Islands national park area is how to more fully and systematically engage the scientific community in shaping the future of the islands. The integration of science into stakeholder decision making can produce a better future for the Boston Harbor Islands and for the generations who will use and enjoy its resource.
Did You Know?
In the 1800s, when the Great Famine drove a million or more Irish citizens to immigrate to the United States, Deer Island was the landing point for thousands of refugees, many sick and poverty-stricken, hoping to reach the Port of Boston. More...