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 […]
A months-long temperature study provides key information for native brook trout.
NepRWA staff are partnering with Greater Boston Trout Unlimited to use Environmental DNA (eDNA) to track the health of the Neponset River’s cold water tributaries and the wild brook trout that call them home. What is eDNA? eDNA is a cutting edge technology that uses water samples to identify the wildlife species that live in a […]
By NepRWA River Restoration Director, Jennifer Rogers – January 25, 2021 The 2020 sampling was done during the summer to document the distribution of brook and brown trout during the warm and dry ‘stressful’ months. In 2021, we plan to sample during the spring to see how the distribution changes seasonally in times when stream […]