UPDATE 7/15/19 5:19 PM EST: Due to projected temperatures for the listed date and a heat advisory from the National Weather Service, this event has been cancelled. Please make sure to prepare in advance for the coming heat wave, peaking on Saturday with a high of 96.
For more information on staying cool in Boston: boston.gov/departments/emergency-management/keeping-cool-heat
To find a cooling station: boston.gov/departments/boston-centers-youth-families/places-to-stay-cool
If you have any questions, please email Greenovate Boston at Greenovate@boston.gov.


The City of Boston's Environment Department and Parks and Recreation Department are organizing a clean-up at the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation in East Boston. The clean-up will take place on: 

-Saturday, July 20th
-From 9:00am-12:00pm 
-1150 Saratoga St, East Boston, MA 02128  

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A major component of the clean-up will be the picking up and disposing of trash in the surrounding area. Another component will involve the physical removal and disposal of invasive species. 

Invasive species are a group of organisms that are not native to a specific area and are harmful to the native organisms. This is due to the competition for resources that they create among the native organisms. 

The Parks and Recreation Department will lead the education and removal of invasive species portion of the event. They will help volunteers identify and remove the invasive species that are affecting the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation.

Please remember to bring: 
1. Water
2. Jacket
3. A hat
4. Sunglasses
5. Bug Spray
6. Close-toed shoes
7. Pants or sweatpants
8. Tools and gloves, if you have them. 

To learn more about Belle Isle Marsh: mass.gov/locations/belle-isle-marsh-reservation

If you have any questions, please email Greenovate Boston at Greenovate@boston.gov.

July 20, 2019 at 9am - 12pm
Belle Isle Marsh
1150 Saratoga St
East Boston, MA 02128
United States
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Greenovate Boston ·
Leah Schroeder

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