Happenings

NepRWA by-laws 2021

The new NepRWA by-laws were voted in at the 54th Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Summary of Proposed Changes New Statement of Purpose New Bylaws Old Statement of Purpose Old Bylaws A huge “thank you” to our Governance Committee and pro-bono attorney Michael Andresino for working on this project!

Watershed Wednesday

Our lunchtime Zoom series covers 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 River Watershed Debbie Merriam, the […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]