We’re removing trash from water and land to help beautify the area and restore fish and wildlife habitats. Any help that you can give is appreciated! Meet: Martini Shell parking lot, 1015 Truman Parkway, Hyde Park – OR – at your pre-assigned site Time: 8am – Coffee, donuts & check-in, 8:45 – Report to sites […]
The end of July brought with it great news from Beacon Hill: The state House and Senate approved a significant funding increase for three priority environmental line items. Moreover, these funding levels were signed into law by the Governor! Our state environmental agencies have taken huge hits in funding over the last decade—losing about 30% […]
Save the date for the Dorchester Beach Festival! Sat., Aug. 25 3pm-6pm: kids events with field games, face painting, giant bubble demo, circus acts, DotArt leads arts + crafts, NE Aquarium, Save the Harbor Save the Bay seaside walks + more… 5pm-8:30pm: live music with more games Food Trucks available for food purchases Malibu Beach […]
Lower Neponset River Greenway Geology Walk Saturday, June 30 from 10 am – noon Les Tyrala, registered geologist, and the DCR will lead a geology walk along the Neponset River Greenway. Examine sedimentary bedrock evidence of ancient mountains, shallow seas and lava flows plus the more recent glacial features. Co-sponsored by the Department of Conservation […]
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Neponset River Spring Cleanup/DCR Park Serve Day – Sat., April 28 This cleanup is part of DCR’s Park Serve Day, and is scheduled for Sat., April 28. We typically work along the Quincy RiverWalk, the Dorchester marshes and riverside parks, and various riverside areas in Milton and Mattapan. We’ll post more information as we get […]
Canoeing or kayaking There are lots of options for boating along the Neponset River, and in local ponds and lakes. Some of our favorite paddles include: Launching from Signal Hill in Canton and heading upstream or downstream Paul’s Bridge in Milton – heading upstream Neponset Estuary (best at mid to high tide), launching from Milton […]