September 2021 programs at Belle Isle Marsh Reservation

The Department of Recreation and Conservation have announced the following programs will be offered at the Belle Isle Marsh.

All programs are free and open to the public. An adult must accompany children. Inclement weather cancels outdoor programs. Reasonable accommodations upon advance request. Please follow all current COVID guidelines: 

For more information call 781-656-1485 or visit: Website or Email Matthew Nash at [email protected]

An Oasis for BirdsatBelle Isle Marsh Reservation & Vicinity    

Saturday, September 18 7:30–8:30 a.m.   

Meets every first and third Saturday of the Month throughout the year except on State or National Holidays. Both beginner and advance birders will enjoy discovering & learning about the fascinating birds of Belle Isle Marsh and vicinity. Belle Isle Marsh is a restored wildlife habitat that attracts a yearly count of 265 species of birds. Insect repellent is strongly recommended. Be prepared to travel by car or bicycle for up to 8 miles round trip to Winthrop beach, a known birding hotspot, and expect to be on your feet and walking for about a half mile. Appropriate for adults and teens but all ages are welcome. Meet in the parking lot, at 1399 Bennington Street, East Boston, MA    The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), an agency of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, oversees 450,000 acres of parks and forests, beaches, bike trails, watersheds, dams, and parkways. Led by Commissioner Jim Montgomery, the agency’s mission is to protect, promote, and enhance our commonwealth of natural, cultural, and recreational resources. To learn more about DCR, our facilities, and our programs, please visit

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