Thank you to all the volunteers and legislators who participated in Lobby for Rivers Day on March 18th!
Be cautious when driving on rainy spring nights, as amphibians are crossing our roadways to travel to breeding sites.
Learn about Boston's initiative to prepare the City for the long-term impacts of climate change.
NepRWA staff is working in partnership with Greater Boston Trout Unlimited (GBTU) to help save the Neponset River’s native brook trout, through a project called, Embrace-A-Stream. View video of the presentation here: View the Embrace-A-Stream PowerPoint presentation by Chris Hirsch, GBTU Project Lead, and Jennifer Rogers, NepRWA Project Manager The goals of the Embrace-A-Stream project […]
Our Native Trout Restoration Map is part of the Greater Boston Trout Unlimited “Embrace a Stream" Project
Although the Governor vetoed an update to the Commonwealth’s climate policy, he approved the sewage notification bill.
The Senate Ways & Means Committee released its budget recommendation. And while environmental programs were largely spared significant cuts, we are supporting several amendments to boost funding to match the House budget proposal. Please contact your State Senator and ask them to support the following budget amendments: Amendment #163 offered by Senator Gobi Department of […]
This fall, Milton residents have the chance to shape their community’s future.
Despite COVID restrictions, over 300 volunteers gathered this past Saturday to clean up at 12 different sites near and along the Neponset River. After just TWO hours, they pulled out 10 tons of trash, filling multiple dumpsters and trucks. Here’s a list of just SOME of the items that were removed: 88 car tires 9 […]
Low rainfall has put MA in a Level 2 – Significant Drought situation.
While COVID-19 changed many things this summer, NepRWA was still able to host two wonderful college summer interns, Dayna Ullathorne and Claire Babbott-Bryan. Here, in their words, is how they spent their summer with NepRWA… by Dayna Ullathorne Why does the ecological health of our watershed matter? Watersheds are biodiverse habitats that support a wide […]
On August 15, NepRWA staff members, Andres and Declan, guided a small group of NepRWA members through the beautiful Rice Islands in Mattapan. We unloaded our canoes at the Central Ave canoe launch and then parked our cars on Central Ave and Maple Street in Milton, which is roughly a five-minute walk back to the […]
Lack of rainfall leads to reduced stormwater pollution and low water levels.
The results of the census will determine the allocation of hundreds of billions of federal dollars, including those that support environmental programs.
Waders, nets, and teens make for a fun morning!
The Town of Norwood was hit with an intense downpour on June 28 from a concentrated thunderstorm.
June 2020 -- Milton Town Meeting members overwhelmingly approve an update to the town's Stormwater Management Bylaw.
While unsettling, it's not unusual to see dead fish floating along a lake or pond shoreline as the waters warm up.
In the Neponset River Watershed, drinking water supplies vary based on the town that you live in.
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 […]