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Join us! Neponset River Cleanup, Sat. Sept. 21

We’re removing trash from water and land to help beautify the area and restore fish and wildlife habitats in Hyde Park, Mattapan, and Milton (exact locations listed below). Any help that you can give with cleaning up or organizing is much appreciated! Meet:  Martini Shell parking lot, 1015 Truman Parkway, Hyde Park – OR – […]

RiverFest 2019 was COOL!

Believe it or not, we are already planning for RiverFest 2020! Please email fyler@neponset.org if you wish to get involved. Although July 20 proved to be one of the hottest days of the summer, it didn’t stop staff and exhibitors from setting up alongside the Neponset River for a day of fun. While the heat […]

Our Spring River Cleanup Was a HUGE Success

The weather leading up to the Neponset River Spring Cleanup was ominous but the rain held off for a few hours and the event turned out to be a huge success! Although it was very windy, more than 280 volunteers showed up with plenty of enthusiasm to work. In just three short hours, they collected […]

Nominate your local area to be a site for the 2019 Spring Cleanup!

Calling all citizens of the watershed! Do you know of somewhere that looks like this…? Do you want it to look like this? Well then we have a solution for you! We are looking for areas in the Neponset Watershed to be considered as sites for this year’s Spring Cleanup. If there is a place […]

Thanks to You, 2019 is Starting off Strong!

In the waning hours of of December 31 we beat our challenge grant goal of  $15,000 in new or increased donations. In fact, we overshot a bit, raising just over $18,000 in qualifying gifts and pledges. That means we’ll have a total of $33,000 to expand education and technical assistance programs aimed at ending polluted […]

Reflections on 2018

As we reflect back on 2018, we want to THANK YOU for helping to restore the Neponset River, in communities from Foxborough to Quincy, and everywhere in between. Your generosity supported: Two major river cleanups that removed multiple tons of trash More than a thousand people discovering the river in July at the 2018 Neponset RiverFest with boating, […]

Interactive Hotspot Sampling Map

View Map Fullscreen One of our priorities is to locate and eliminate pollution “hot spots” within the Neponset Watershed. Based off of observations in the field and from data collected from our Citizen Water Monitoring Network, we’ve been able to identify areas throughout the watershed that have suspected contamination from unknown sources. Using this information, […]