NepRWA Blog

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.

Year End Update

Thank you to everyone who has gotten us off to a strong start toward achieving our goals for the River during 2017!

Dealing with Drought in December

Many people are thinking about the holidays this time of year and not necessarily about drought, but this year is different.  As of this writing, much of our watershed is still in moderate to severe drought (see map below), as evidenced by the US Drought Monitor map released on Dec. 1, 2016. Take these actions […]

Seeking Candidate for Boston Conservation Commission

Due to a recent resignation, the Boston Conservation Commission has a vacancy that, under the terms of the City ordinance (see below), must be filled by a nominee from one of listed organizations below. You can learn more about the Conservation Commission at https://www.boston.gov/environment-and-energy/protecting-bostons-wetlands. 7-1   CONSERVATION COMMISSION. 7-1.1   Composition of Board; Terms of Office. There shall […]

Support CPA in Boston, Norwood and Dedham

This election season, residents of Boston, Norwood and Dedham can shape their community's future for the better by voting to adopt the Community Preservation Act.