Recent explorations

News picture What can pollinators tell us about climate change? We initiated a volunteer-based pilot bee monitoring project in the Boston Harbor Islands national park area... More

Bug of the month

bug of the month pictureCommon scorpionfly



Featured student project

Plant - pollinator networks




Exploring the microwilderness with an All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI)

Researchers at the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) at Harvard University are collaborating with the National Park Service (NPS) and Boston Harbor Islands Partnership to inventory insects and other invertebrates in Boston Harbor Islands national park area. The project aims to integrate three main themes: (1) Science, (2) Education and Outreach, and (3) Management.

diagram of objectives of ATBI