River Cleanups

NepRWA organizes two large Neponset River cleanups a year and volunteers play a key role.

Rollin’ on the River

The morning of August 9th dawned dismal and rainy, and did not look like good boating weather for NepRWA’s planned sunset cruise along the Neponset River Estuary and Dorchester Bay. However, as the day progressed, the clouds disappeared and the sun came out – and the weather became much more agreeable. Captain Mike of the […]

NepRWA Paddlers Explore Estuary

Enjoy the following photo gallery of the Neponset Estuary paddle trip, which took place on May 18, 2014.  Special thanks goes to Board Member Maura O’Gara and Willet Pond Manager, Tom Palmer for leading the way! Story and photos by Tom Palmer Last Sunday afternoon, eight kayaks and two canoes launched from the floating dock […]

Clean up of Toxic Waste Site In Port Norfolk

After decades of having to deal with a toxic waste site, and decades spent lobbying to clean it up, it looks like the Port Norfolk neighborhood of Dorchester is finally going to get what it wants.

Work on Linking Quincy Riverwalk to Squantum Point Begins

The City of Quincy has authorized the Neponset River Watershed Association to proceed on constructing the final portion of the two mile long northern section of the Quincy Neponset Riverwalk. Once the project is complete, the Riverwalk will run along the Neponset Estuary from the pile-supported gazebo at Adams Inn north to Squantum Point in […]

Watershed Association Receives Grant for Estuary Project

February 2013 – We are proud to announce that the Watershed Association has been awarded a grant of $7,500 from the Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program (MBP) Research and Planning Grant Program for estuarine protection and restoration. The grant will help fund a project to gather together existent data on Neponset Estuary water quality and assess how […]