Sat. May 21 – Bioblitz – Traphole Brook, Norwood

  Saturday, May 21 from 1-3 pm Traphole Brook, Norwood Meet at Norwood Garden Apartment Tennis Courts Join NepRWA staff and naturalists as we seek out and tally the wildlife and plants that live near—or in—Traphole Brook and Mill Pond in Norwood. This is a FREE event. All ages are welcome! We will provide guides, […]

Save the Date! Sun. June 12 – Neponset Day

Sunday, June 12, 9 am-1 pm Neponset II Park, Dorchester At the Corner of Granite Avenue & Hill Top Street, Dorchester Join us along the Neponset River and the Greenway Trail as we celebrate our diverse communities — and the beautiful natural habitats and wildlife along the River. This is a FREE, family-friendly, public event. […]

NepRWA Events — 2022

Join us for some (or all) of our fun events! NepRWA’s 2022 events are listed below (through September 17). In some cases, the date, time, and locations still need to be confirmed. If you require more information about an event, please email the NepRWA staff member listed below the description. For any additional event questions, […]

Lower Neponset River Designated a Superfund Site

The US EPA announced the addition of the Lower Neponset River, between Mother Brook in Hyde Park and the Baker Dam in Milton/Dorchester Lower Mills, to the "National Priorities List" on March 14, 2022.

Foxborough Green Infrastructure Project: 2022

  December 2021– The Town of Foxborough was recently awarded a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Action Grant by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. The goal is to identify potential areas that would benefit from green infrastructure to treat polluted stormwater runoff and reduce the increased flooding we expect as a result of climate change. […]

NepRWA Partners with Castle Island Brewery

January 2022– We are pleased to announce a year-long partnership with the Castle Island Brewery through their Fiver Charitable initiative. The Fiver Initiative is a charitable giving program supported by global sales of Fiver, Castle Island’s year-round Hazy IPA. For every giving year – the period from December 1st through November 30th – they will contribute […]

Greenways Challenge 2022

With your help, the Neponset River and its ponds, streams, and parks are becoming healthier and more accessible!