• Boston Harbor Islands: Past Present and Future
Little Brewster Island (Photo by Gerry D'Entremont)

Moakley Institute hosts panel discussion as part of Earth Day

12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Suffolk University
Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont Street (1st Floor Function Room)
Lunch will be provided.  
This event is free and open to the public.
RSVP via email jcollins@suffolk.edu or call 617-305-6295

In celebration of Earth Day's 40th anniversary, Suffolk University will host a panel discussion that explores the creation and ongoing management of the Boston Harbor Islands, using it as a case study of successful land recovery and management. The panel will highlight the groups that made the transformation possible, including environmental groups, and state and federal agencies, and elected officials such as target=_blank>Congressman Joe Moakley JD ’56.

Panelists include:
-Moderator Vivien Li, Executive Director of the Boston Harbor Association
-Marc Albert, Stewardship Program Manager for Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area
-Thomas B. Powers, President of Boston Harbor Island Alliance
-John Weinfurter, President of Kimmitt, Senter, Coates & Weinfurter (KSC&W)

Event Partners
Boston Harbor Association, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, target=_blank>Suffolk Sustainability Committee,  Suffolk University Environmental Club and Suffolk University Chapter of the American Chemistry Society

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