Join NepRWA board member, birder, and geologist, Les Tyrala, as he leads a spring birding walk. Saturday, May 20th 8-10am Fowl Meadow, Milton Rain date is the next day at the same time and location. In mid-May, this will be a “birdy” location (warblers, rails, grosbeaks, gnatcatchers, hawks), due to the peak of the spring migration. We […]
Tracking an invasive species with Google Maps
Spring is a great time to begin new projects. At NepRWA, we have a number of opportunities and suggestions to get you started.
“Team Neponset” managed to meet with seven of our legislators and/or their staff members, giving us bragging rights for most visits by a team in one day (by far).
With the arrival of spring, NepRWA staff begin looking forward to a busy and exciting season, as many of our projects begin to ramp back up.
Wherever possible, choose plants that are drought tolerant and native to our area, to reduce water use by up to 50%.
Initial moves by the Trump Administration threaten the health of waterways both across the nation and here in the Neponset Valley.
By Chris Hirsch, Environmental Scientist Anniversaries are the perfect time to reflect on one’s past. This year is NepRWA’s 50th anniversary so we’ve been dusting off the old newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, and event flyers to reflect upon how far we’ve come as an organization, a community, and as a river. Like a river, this […]
You don't have to be a formally educated scientist to be a citizen scientist - all you need is the willingness to participate!
And not just one species either
Calling all volunteers! Let’s get ready for spring! Join us on DCR Park Serve Day, a statewide volunteer service day, and help beautify our favorite river. We’re cleaning up multiple sites along the Neponset River Estuary. Choose a site that’s convenient for you and show up at 9am ready to help! NEW: To save […]
Common household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually across the U.S.
You can help make sure that our parks – including the Blue Hills – receive the funding that they need.
All the dead trees you could ever want
Innovative regional project aims to restore natural streamflows in the Charles and Neponset River.
The Neponset River needs a strong advocate more than ever! Thanks to your generous support last fall, we are expanding our advocacy efforts by hiring a part time Advocacy Director.
Bills to address drought response, water conservation, water pollution, a troublesome bridge, and funding for environmental agencies top our list of priorities.
Help to protect the water, wildlife and land in your community. We have many opportunities for volunteers of all ages and abilities. Check us out...
In 2012, US EPA inspectors found oil leaking into the Neponset River from the Saint Gobain-owned CertainTeed roofing plant (formerly Bird and Son) in Norwood.