Happenings

Water Conservation Presentation

April 2020 — We’ve made our 5th-grade water education materials available to teachers, students, and parents during the COVID-19 school shutdown. To see more materials, including a slide show about polluted stormwater runoff, videos, and handouts, click here. Please email Outreach Director, Nancy Fyler if you need additional materials or if you have any questions. […]

Can the fish cross the road?

It may sound silly, but this question is actually key to understanding the health and future of the Neponset River watershed.

The Plastic Problem: How litter gets from us to the water

Photo: https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/plastic-trash-rides-ocean-currents-arctic The Journey of Pollution Pollution is a major issue affecting the health of our waterbodies. More than 8 million tons of plastics and other trash finds its way to the ocean each year. According to research by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, if the rate of pollution does not decrease, there will be more […]

COVID-19 Statement

NepRWA is moving forward with the work of protecting our water, wildlife and land, and like you, we are adapting.

New Development Proposed in Environmentally Sensitive Parcel in Quincy

The Montclair/Wollaston neighborhood of Quincy made their feelings clear when they learned about a proposed development project last week. Boston Property Ventures led a community meeting organized by City Councillor Ian Cain to get feedback on their preliminary proposal to build a 65 unit building and 10 townhouses at 0 Harriet Avenue. The problem? One […]

Watershed Wednesday

You are invited to join us for a new monthly ZOOM lunchtime series called “Watershed Wednesday”.   Each month, we will offer a 30-minute session that features a topic relevant to the Neponset River Watershed. Discover the interesting and complex issues associated with climate change, habitat restoration, water quality, community partnerships, environmental advocacy, wildlife sightings, […]

New Rain Gardens Protect Canton’s Brooks

Recently completed rain gardens at the Luce Elementary School and Devoll Field will protect nearby Pequid and Beaver Meadow Brooks from harmful stormwater pollution.

View Our Highlights from 2019

January 2, 2020 As we look forward to an exciting year ahead, it’s also worth taking a moment to reflect on the achievements of 2019, made possible by the generous support of members and volunteers like you! Education & Outreach Presented water conservation and stormwater programs to over 2,500 fifth graders and high school students […]

September 2019 CWMN Report

The Neponset River makes a comeback with better E. coli, Phosphorus, and Dissolved Oxygen levels in September.