NepRWA Blog

Fish Kills

From Mass Division of Fisheries and Wildlife– The sight of dead and dying fish along the shores of a favorite lake or pond can be distressing and trigger concerns about pollution. Fish do act as the “canary in the coalmine,” so it’s natural to think a fish kill is an indicator of a problem with […]

Birds Seen & Heard in Fowl Meadow, May 2017

NepRWA board member, Les Tyrala, led a group of bird watchers through Fowl Meadow (along Burma Road from Paul’s Bridge to the south edge of marsh), which is within the western portion of the DCR Blue Hills reservation last Saturday morning, May 20th. They observed and / or heard 37 species. The complete list of […]

Soft Open for Neponset Greenway

With little fanfare, the construction fences came down this past weekend, and the long awaited connection between Central Avenue and Mattapan Square was complete!

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%.

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.