Happenings

Watershed Wednesday

Join us for our lunchtime Zoom series and discover the interesting and complex issues associated with the communities and wildlife environments of the Neponset River Watershed. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see videos of past presentations Wed., April 14 – 12:30- 1 pm Understanding the Impact of Invasive Species in the Neponset […]

2021 Annual Meeting Agenda & By-laws

  Sunday, May 2 6:30 pm-8:30 pm NepRWA’s Zoom “Ballroom” Agenda 6:30 pm – Virtual Reception with Board & Staff 7:00 pm – Welcome, Year in Review, and Business Meeting 7:30 pm – Featured Guest Speaker, Lawrence O’Donnell 8:15 pm – Kayak Raffle NepRWA By-laws 2021: Vote on Revisions to Statement of Purpose and Bylaws […]

Recap: Lobby Day 2021

Thank you to all the volunteers and legislators who participated in Lobby for Rivers Day on March 18th!

Progress in Mattapan

One of NepRWA’s strategic goals is to open up access to the Neponset River. Many neighborhoods are blocked from River access by walls, fences, buildings, and other impediments.

Virtual Conference on Environmental Justice

The Neponset River Watershed Association is proud to co-sponsor the 2021 Virtual Conference on Environmental Justice hosted by the Watershed Action Alliance of Southeastern Massachusetts.

March 18 – Lobby for the Rivers Day – MA State House

Make your voice heard! Join with dozens of river advocates and let your legislators know that you care about our rivers! Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 9 am We made need to use Zoom this year, but the Neponset River Watershed Association is once again joining with the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance and sister watershed associations […]

Embrace-a-Stream Project: 2020 Update

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 […]

Jan. 25 – Embrace a Stream Update – Zoom presentation

Join the Greater Boston Trout Unlimited (GBTU) Chapter Meeting for an update on the Embrace-A-Stream project, from Chris Hirsch, GBTU board member and Embrace-A-Stream Project Lead, and Jenny Rogers, NepRWA’s new River Restoration Director and Embrace-A-Stream Project Manager. January 25 6:30 pm – social 7-8 pm – presentation Register for the Zoom presentation here. Tune […]

Thank You for Your Advocacy

Although the Governor vetoed an update to the Commonwealth’s climate policy, he approved the sewage notification bill.

Support State Funding for Environmental Programs

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 […]

Now is a Great Time to Give!

At year-end, there are many options for charitable giving, and 2020 presents some very special opportunities.

Videos are now available for viewing!

You are invited to join us for a new monthly lunchtime series about the Neponset Watershed, presented by NepRWA staff and some of our many partners.

Fall 2020: An Unbelievable Cleanup!

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 […]