Boston Harbor Ecosystem Network
The Boston Harbor Ecosystem Network (formerly Boston Harbor Habitat Coalition) is comprised of individuals and organizations with interest in protecting, restoring, and educating the public about estuarine resources within the Metro Boston region the MassBays National Estuary Program. You can read more about Metro Boston area watersheds and habitats here.
Initiated in 2011 as the Boston Harbor Habitat Coalition, it changed its name in 2016 to reflect the interests and priorities of participating stakeholders. Participants may be unaffiliated individuals or may represent local, state, and federal agencies, watershed and community groups, academic institutions, informal science education centers, the private sector, and citizen science efforts. All are welcome to attend and participate in BHEN meetings and events.
The BHEN meets twice a year to learn about and discuss Network and other related projects, to network with others, and to learn from experts and practitioners about best practices in estuary health and management. To subscribe to the BHEN e-newsletter, click here. You can also follow it on Facebook.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 1:00-4:00pm
Northeastern University, Curry Student Center, Room 440, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
PAST MEETING AGENDAS AND MINUTES
May 3, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00pm
- Karen Pelto, MA Department of Environmental Protection – Assessing harm to ecosystems from oil spills: A new approach
- Marc Carullo, MA Office of Coastal Zone Management – Accessing the Sea Level Rise Affecting Salt Marshes Model (SLAMM)
November 2, 2017
- Amy Schofield, Boston Water and Sewer Commission – Utilizing DNA Markers and Pharmaceuticals to Identify Human Causes of Fecal Contamination in Stormwater Discharges
May 11, 2017
- Ed Reiner, US EPA – Opportunities and constraints for mitigating environmental impacts from the I-95 abandoned highway embankment fill at Rumney Marsh in Revere and Saugus, Massachusetts
- Brad Chase, MA Division of Marine Fisheries – Diadromous fish restoration in the Metro Boston region
- Axum Teferra, Metropolitan Area Planning Council and Alex Train, City of Chelsea – Climate preparedness planning in Metro Boston: Advancing local and regional solutions
November 10, 2016
May 10, 2016
November 30, 2015