Photographs by Tom Palmer
As we reflect back on 2018, we want to THANK YOU for helping to restore the Neponset River, in communities from Foxborough to Quincy, and everywhere in between. Your generosity supported: Two major river cleanups that removed multiple tons of trash More than a thousand people discovering the river in July at the 2018 Neponset RiverFest with boating, […]
Here are some delicious holiday recipes that can be enjoyed anytime.
On Dec. 1, Les Tyrala, a registered geologist and NepRWA board member, led a small group on a tour of the Quincy Quarries. While Les’ geology talk was fascinating, one couldn’t ignore the brilliant graffiti throughout the site.
Several hundred local residents, elected officials and community activists gathered on either side of the beautiful new “Harvest River Bridge” on September 29 to officially celebrate the opening of the newest section of the Neponset River Greenway trail between Central Avenue in Milton and Mattapan square. Attendees enjoyed musical performances on both sides of the […]
We're pleased to announce that the Greater Boston Chapter of Trout Unlimited has named the Neponset River it's “home waters”.
Hi! I’m Mike Seele. I’m currently a senior studying Environmental Analysis and Policy at Boston University. After learning about issues faced by large watersheds, I became interested in learning how anthropogenic activities can impact water quality. Specifically, I am interested in learning more about the impact that coliform, surfactants, and other household wastes have on […]
This month we say goodbye to Environmental Fellow, Annie O’Connell and hello to our new Environmental Fellow, Andres Ripley. Our environmental fellowship is a 13 month program for recent college graduates that allows them to help coordinate the Citizen Water Monitoring Network (CWMN) Program, and assist with outreach and other environmental science initiatives. The fellow […]
It is with great sadness that we note the untimely passing of our friend, Barbara Baxter of Hyde Park.
Dumping of pet waste bags down a neighborhood storm drain causes an expensive problem for Canton.
THANK YOU to all of the volunteers, staff, board members and sponsors who helped to make our annual spring cleanup such a big success. The Neponset River and surrounding areas are cleaner today because of you! Somehow we managed to catch one of the few nice days of the spring – a clear, mild day […]
Charitable gifts remain tax deductible following the 2017 revisions to the federal tax code, and several new incentives for charitable giving were added.
Preparing and sending out NepRWA’s newsletter and renewal is no small task, and volunteers have always been vital to getting our mailers out the door. In my experience, it is an opportunity to interact with members of our community and organization. Since I have been here, we have put our mailers together here at headquarters: […]
A healthy environment should be a state priority!
In addition to all of the things that we do to protect the Neponset River, many NepRWA staff happen to be excellent cooks & bakers. We hope you enjoy the following recipes, which were served at our holiday party in 2017: Chris’ Baked Goat Cheese & and Roasted Cranberry Appetizer 1/3 cup unsalted almonds 2 […]
Going “hyperlocal” means getting our volunteers and staff much more deeply engaged in helping each of our municipalities to cleanup and protect the Neponset River and its watershed. Donate today to support clean water in your community. Why hyperlocal? Because almost everything that really matters gets DONE at the municipal level. Fixing leaky sewers? Check. […]
Make the government a partner in your charitable priorities with a donation of appreciated stock or IRA shares instead of cash.
NepRWA needs your help with a new study of fishing and fish consumption in the Neponset River Watershed.
Check out the progress on the rain garden/green infrastructure project at the elementary school in Stoughton.
Endangered Species Habitat Saved in Milton Did you know that the largest area of remaining unprotected endangered species habitat inside route 128/95 is in the Neponset Watershed? This very special land is located on the Milton-Canton line at the edge of the Fowl Meadow Area of Critical Environmental Concern. Until recently, the land was threatened […]