Friends of Belle Isle Marsh

Past Events - 2015

eagles event

Winter Raptor

Marsh View from Winthrop

Birding Safari - Winthrop Beach and Vicinity

Tuesday, Nov. 10th, 9 a.m.*

Friday, Nov. 20th, 3 p.m.*

Saturday, Nov. 28th, 10 a.m.*

We invite beginner and experienced birders to come explore the beautiful water birds of the Winthrop Shores during the peak of fall bird migration. Bring binoculars and a spotting scope if you have them.

For more information, contact Matthew Nash at, or 781-485-2804, ext. 105.

Meet at: Winthrop Beach Reservation on Winthrop Shore Drive across from Sturgis Street.

Accessible by Public Transportation: MBTA Blue line, Orient Heights Station then transfer to bus 712/713 Point Shirley-Orient Heights (an additional fee may apply for the transfer)

Wear a hat, and sunscreen. Designed for adults but all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh.

tide pool event


Paddleboarding event

Beach Drawing & Painting


Marsh exploration

Spring CleanUp

Friends of Belle Isle Marsh Annual Meeting

  The Annual Meeting of the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh will be held on Sunday, March 15th 2 - 4 PM at St. John's Episcopal Church Hall, 222 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop from 2 - 4 p.m.

Keynote speaker will be David Rimmer, Director of Land Stewardship at the Essex County Greenbelt in Essex, Massachusetts, who will talk about their Osprey conservation program.


The Annual Meeting is free and open to the public.

The Friends of Belle Isle Marsh is an all-volunteer advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation of Belle Isle Marsh Reservation as a natural environment. Belle Isle Marsh is located in East Boston, Winthrop and Revere and is home to hundreds of species of animals, plants, birds, mammals and insects. Our mission is primarily educational. Annual membership dues are $10 for an individual, $15 for a family, and $5 for Seniors.

Owl Prowl

Winter Wander 2015

Feb 2015 Campfire

Valentine's Day Walk Cancelled

First Day Walk Revere Beach 2015