Sherman Morss, Jr.
Volunteers work with a researcher and park staff to implement this protocol, which focuses on obtaining information on the relative abundance of thirteen coastal breeding species by estimating or directly counting nests, incubating adults, or territorial nesting pairs.Visit Northeast Temperate Network for more information on the birds of Boston Harbor Islands and this monitoring effort.
Interested in volunteering? Please view the documents below to learn more:
» Coastal Waterbird Volunteer Job Description [PDF 25KB]
» Coastal Waterbird Volunteer Guide [PDF 2.1 MB]
» Coastal Waterbird Safety SOP [PDF 222k]
Did You Know?
Lovells Island in Boston Harbor National Recreation Area is the site of the park's most notorious shipwreck. On August 15, 1782 a historic French seventy-four gun warship, Magnifique, crashed along the rocky shore rumored to be carrying long-lost treasure. More...