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 […]
Our staff has been extremely busy this spring with exciting stormwater projects in nine different communities.
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 […]
With little fanfare, the construction fences came down this past weekend, and the long awaited connection between Central Avenue and Mattapan Square was complete!
Join us for a special 50th anniversary annual meeting as we explore the untold story of NepRWA and the people who have worked to make the river into the resource it is today.
The Neponset River Watershed Association has openings for two staff positions.
Wow, what a day! Over 150 volunteers joined us for the Neponset Cleanup/DCR Park Serve Day on Saturday, and what a difference they made!
Tracking an invasive species with Google Maps
Spring is a great time to begin new projects. At NepRWA, we have a number of opportunities and suggestions to get you started.
With the arrival of spring, NepRWA staff begin looking forward to a busy and exciting season, as many of our projects begin to ramp back up.
Wherever possible, choose plants that are drought tolerant and native to our area, to reduce water use by up to 50%.
And not just one species either
Common household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually across the U.S.
You can help make sure that our parks – including the Blue Hills – receive the funding that they need.
All the dead trees you could ever want
Innovative regional project aims to restore natural streamflows in the Charles and Neponset River.
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.
Bills to address drought response, water conservation, water pollution, a troublesome bridge, and funding for environmental agencies top our list of priorities.
With the arrival of 2017, the Neponset River Watershed Association marks a major milestone: fifty years since the founding of our organization.
At this time of year, when biological activity is at a mininum and anything exposed to air risks freezing, one plant stays green by staying underwater.