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Charting a Course 2007
Sea squirt covered by red sheath tunicate is an invasive species within the Boston Harbor islands.
Dozens of species of insects have been collected on the islands for the All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory by Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology.
A Fly Rests on a Leaf
Many species of flies call the islands their home.
Boston-area teachers study the tidepools on Lovells Island.
Rangers provide a brief overview of the park at the Boston Harbor Islands.
View from Lovells
Educators gather at Lovell Island's tidepools.
Seaside lavender grows at the edge of the salt marshes on Thompson Island.
Geology at Peddocks
Geomorphologist, Dr. Peter Rosen, leads a geology discussion with Boston teachers on Peddocks Island.
Praying mantis are an example of the islands' micro-wilderness.
Last updated: August 1, 2014