Water quality issues have been noted for some time along Unquity Brook; new funding will allow for further investigation.
It was a perfect late fall morning, as NepRWA board member, Les Tyrala, led a few adventurous souls on a bird walk along the lower Blue Hills trails. Their tally includes the following: Canada Goose – 3 Mallards – 7 Red-tailed Hawk – 1 Downy Woodpecker – 3 Blue Jay – 1 American Crow – […]
It's important to remember that one day of rain is not always enough to make up for a month of dry weather.
Work has begun on the 1.3 mile section between Central Avenue in Milton and Mattapan Square
Ishan Shukla, a young volunteer from Milton, is looking for ways to keep our streams cleaner.
Water testing with a macro lens reveals interesting subjects for our staff photographer.
An early morning walk leads to a rare sighting of Virginia rails.
The Milton Mews development proposal has been stopped for good.
DCR breaks ground on the Neponset Greenway Bike Trail's "missing link" between Mattapan Square and Central Avenue in Milton.
313 years after Governor William Stoughton of the Massachusetts Bay Colony left the land in trust to benefit Milton's poor, Milton's 34-acre Town Farm is being sold for residential development.
Blue-spotted salamanders documented on the site of the proposed Milton Mews Development Project
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.
From Neponset River Watershed Association Executive Director, Ian Cooke: Almost two decades ago, the Neponset River Watershed Association applied for (and got) Area of Critical Environmental Concern status for the Fowl Meadow in partnership with several area towns. The Fowl Meadow includes the central floodplain of the Neponset River which runs from Norwood through Sharon, […]
Much to the disappointment of the Neponset Watershed Association and the 1,328 co-signers of a petition circulated by the Association, MassHousing has given the green light for the Milton Mews 40b project to move forward to the next stage of permitting.
Recent development in Boston beside the Tileston and Hollingsworth Dam has made it more visible but no less problematic. If you’ve canoed the lower river, you know about the Tileston and Hollingsworth Dam–a formidable roadblock on the Milton/Hyde Park line at the former Bay State Paper complex, where the river falls about six feet […]
Calls on MassHousing to Deny the Eligibility Application for Milton Mews
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.