Boston Harbor Islands Partnership

That "the recreation area shall be administered in partnership by the Secretary [of the Interior], the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, City of Boston and its applicable subdivisions and others in accordance with the provisions of law generally applicable to units of the National Park System,"
including the NPS Organic Act.

Improvement of access through use of public water transportation, provide education and visitor information programs regarding natural and cultural resources are specific objectives related to the management of the recreation area.

The Partnership will coordinate the activities of federal, state, and local authorities and the private sector in the development and implementation plan.

NPS may enter into a cooperative management agreements with certain management partners of the park to acquire from and provide to the partners goods and services for cooperative management of lands within the Park.

Work collaboratively with Partnership agencies and interested entities to provide for safe visitor access, public information, youth programs, resource management and citizen science and scholarly research.
Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: Youth summer employment programs, web based public information, scientific studies and research, Island pass program to bring youth to the islands.

Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Boston Harbor Islands National Park
408 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110.