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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council

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National Park Service, Interior.


Notice of meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council. The agenda includes a presentation by Cathy Stanton, anthropologist, lecturer, and writer who has been investigating the origins of the cottages located on Peddocks Island and is exploring whether this area can be classified as a “community” within the Boston Harbor Islands. There will also be a discussion about the Council's mission, goals, and community outreach initiative, and Superintendent Giles Parker will give updates about park operations and planning efforts.


December 10, 2014, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (EASTERN).


WilmerHale, 60 State Street, 26th Floor Conference Room, Boston, MA 02109.

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Giles Parker, Superintendent and Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, 15 State Street, Suite 1100, Boston, MA 02109, telephone (617) 223-8669, or email

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This meeting open to the public. Those wishing to submit written comments may contact the DFO for the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council, Giles Parker, by mail at National Park Service, Boston Harbor Islands, 15 State Street, Suite 1100, Boston, MA 02109, or via email Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

The Council was appointed by the Director of the National Park Service pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 460kkk(g). The purpose of the Council is to advise and make recommendations to the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership with respect to the implementation of a management plan and park operations. Efforts have been made locally to ensure that the interested public is aware of the meeting dates.

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Dated: November 7, 2014.

Alma Ripps,

Chief, Office of Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2014-26921 Filed 11-12-14; 8:45 am]