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The porpoises and the seals must know something - more and more of them are
visiting the harbor. Although the cleanup has years to go, it's clear the harbor
is on the way back. But there are other issues: Will the harbor retain its
fishing and marine industries? Will it become a rich person's pond,
inaccessible to the rest of us?
Don't spend all your worrying about these issues, though! Go out and enjoy the harbor!
background on the cleanup. And check out the MWRA Web site - it's the agency doing the
Boston Harbor Association - The citizens group working to ensure the Harbor gets cleaner.
Boston Harbor Cleanup: The Deer Island Sewage Treatment Facility - See
how the new plant will work.
The Legacy of Contaminated Sediments in Boston Harbor - Report by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Wellesley sewer rehab project - Although Deer Island gets most of the attention, long-neglected sewers leading to it are also being repaired.
Save the Harbor/Save the Bay - Grassroots group.
Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands
Charles River Watershed Association - Watching over the river that empties into the harbor.
Wastewater quiz - "Have fun and test your wastewater knowledge."
bibliography - Listings of reports on various facets of the cleanup.
Prediction: Boston, Massachusetts
Harbor cruises/Whale watches
Virtual whale watch - Can't make it down to the harbor? The New England Aquarium has put together an online whale watch.
Boston Harbor Whale
Spirit of Boston Cruises
Various other ferries and cruises
Boston Area Boat & Yacht Charters
B-Fast Charters - Fishing.
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston Harbor Islands State Park
Dorchester Shores Reservation
Nantasket Beach Reservation
Quincy Shore Reservation
Revere Beach Reservation
The Shining Sea
Foundation - Building a Clipper ship in East Boston.
Boston Harbor Sailing Club - Sailing school and club based at Rowes Wharf.
Thompsons Island Outward
Bound Educational Center
of a trip through the Boston Harbor islands
New England Aquarium
Island - Former marine hospital, dating to 1772.
University of Boston - On Columbia Point.
Commerce on the harbor
U.S. Coast Guard,
Authority - Port of Boston info.
Shipyard Quarters Marina
Boston Harbor Hotel
Harbor Point apartments
The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association
Harbor ferry info
Big Dig info