Happenings

Sat., May 20 – Birding Walk, Fowl Meadow – 8-10am

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 […]

Success on #Lobby4Rivers Day

“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).

Create a Water Smart Garden

Wherever possible, choose plants that are drought tolerant and native to our area, to reduce water use by up to 50%.

Lawrence Newcomb: Botanist, Conservationist, and a Founder of NepRWA

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 […]

Sat., April 29 – Neponset River Cleanup/ DCR Park Serve Day – 9am-noon

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 […]

Fix those leaks!

Common household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually across the U.S.

Seeking Advocacy Director

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.

Looking to get involved locally?

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...