Make sure that the freshwater fish that you recently caught is safe to eat.
Is the freshwater fish that you recently caught safe to eat? Fish can absorb pollution from the water, so before eating any local fish, make sure to check for advisories or warnings. If you fish in freshwater and eat your catch, it’s important to keep up to date on the Freshwater Fish Consumption Advisory List, […]
A landowner, abutters, DCR and NepRWA collaborate to save one of the few unprotected endangered species habitats inside 95/128.
Improving water efficiency is a front line defense of the Neponset and rivers across America, that saves ratepayers huge amounts of money.
This election season, residents of Boston, Norwood and Dedham can shape their community's future for the better by voting to adopt the Community Preservation Act.
It took 19 very enthusiastic volunteers only two hours to clear a pair of boulder dams from Traphole Brook in Walpole last month. But the native brook trout for which Traphole is famous, were even faster, moving up through their newly restored habitat just 30 minutes after the dam had been cleared.
Update: On July 27, 2015, Boston 2024 withdrew its bid to host the Olympic Games.
Watershed Association members have been calling in an impressive collection of wildlife reports so far this year and one backed up her hard to believe claim with a grainy photo worthy of the best Sasquatch hunter.
A variety of important watershed issues have prominent places on town meeting agendas across the basin this spring. Here’s just a small sampling…
The Milton Mews development proposal has been stopped for good.
The Quincy RiverWalk is a 2 mile-long public walkway along the Neponset River shore that officially opened on September 30, 2014. Click here to read about the history of the project. Click on map for larger view and printable file.
After years of waiting, the Farnham-Connolly State Park (AKA the Canton Airport) is finally open, offering access to a lovely six acre passive use park off Neponset Street in Canton, and 232 acres of beautiful freshwater marshes and wetland habitats along the Neponset River.
The Watershed includes parts of 14 cities and towns: Boston (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Dorchester), Canton, Dedham, Dover, Foxborough, Medfield, Milton, Norwood, Quincy, Randolph, Sharon, Stoughton, Walpole and Westwood. Click on map for larger view.
Can six towns and one watershed association upgrade 720 bathrooms and 360 laundry rooms in just four months in a bid to save 157 million gallons of water?
After some initial setbacks, our small dams program has regrouped and is now targeting three dams on Pine Tree Brook in Milton. We've also been working on a list of "micro" dams that can be remediated using volunteer crews.
The Watershed Association has embarked on a program to remove small dams from streams around the watershed, to re-connect and restore the function and health of our river system. By removing small dams (over 115 exist in our watershed!), we: Restore opportunities for fish and other aquatic wildlife to travel longer stream lengths; to pass […]
Please take 30 seconds to sign our online petition asking MassHousing not to finance the Milton Mews 40B development project! Update 4/26/13 We now have over 500 signatures on our petition! If you haven’t done so already, please share the petition via email, Facebook, Twitter and word of mouth, to help us reach 1,000 signers. […]
The Milton Mews is a 276-unit apartment complex proposed on Brush Hill Road in Milton. The project is being brought forward under the 40B affordable housing program. Unfortunately, the project is located deep inside the Fowl Meadow Area of Critical Environmental Concern. The Watershed Association to take the unusual step of opposing the development in its entirety.