Watershed Wednesday

We've connected over Zoom to bring you even more information about the Neponset River Watershed!

Like most everyone else during the Covid-19 pandemic, NepRWA took advantage of Zoom to connect with the general public, and from September 2020 through April 2021, we offered a series of short lunchtime presentations on topics related to the Neponset River Watershed.

Thank you to our generous sponsors, Clay Subaru of Norwood and ENE Systems, Inc. of Canton, for sponsoring our Watershed Wednesday program!

Thanks also to our guest speakers, Shavel’le Olivier, Executive Director of the Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition; Zoe Davis, Climate Resilience Program Coordinator for the City of Boston Office of Environment, Energy and Open Space Program; Julia Blatt, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance; and Debbie Merriam, Arboretum Director of the Mary May Binney Wakefield Arboretum.

 

 

 


Watershed Wednesday Videos


APRIL: “Understanding the Impact of Invasive Species in the Neponset River Watershed”, presented by Debbie Merriam, the Arboretum Director at the Mary May Binney Wakefield Arboretum in Milton.


MARCH: Hear from Julia Blatt, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance, a 70+ member organization, that advocates for the Commonwealth’s rivers when it comes to state and local regulations, policies, and protections.


FEBRUARY: “Climate Ready Dorchester” presented by Zoe Davis, Climate Resilience Program Coordinator for the City of Boston Office of Environment, Energy and Open Space Program.


JANUARY: “2020 Annual Neponset River Water Quality Report” by NepRWA Environmental Fellow, Declan Devine. Read the 2020 Water Quality Report


DECEMBER: “The Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition: A Community Group Making a Difference” by Shavel’le Olivier, Executive Director, Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition (MFFC).


NOVEMBER: “Stormwater 101” by Patrick Hogan, NepRWA Water Resource Professional


OCTOBER: “Saving our Native Trout” by Chris Hirsch, NepRWA Environmental Scientist


SEPTEMBER: “Prepping for Climate Change in the Neponset River Watershed” by Ian Cooke, NepRWA Executive Director