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April 26
Mystic Community Earth Day events throughout watershed!
MyRWA Earth Day Cleanup with KEEN Footwear, 9AM, Blessing of the Bay Boathouse, 32 Shore Drive, Somerville 

May 6
Committee Meeting, 7-9PM
Tufts University, Lincoln Filene Center, Rabb Room
*Presentation by MyRWA on water chestnut plan for 2014

May 13
Flatbread Pizza Doughraiser, 5-11PM
Flatbread Pizza, 45 Day Street, Somerville

May 18
Mystic River Herring Run & Paddle, 8AM registration, 9AM 5K start, 11AM paddling races start
Blessing of the Bay Boathouse, 32 Shore Drive, Somerville

May 20
Friends of the Malden River Meeting, 6:30-8PM
Malden Public Library, Maccario Room, 36 Salem St, Malden

EDUCATION RESOURCES

This list of resources is intended to help you learn more about the Mystic River Watershed, water quality issues, and general environmental topics.  Many of these resources are great for teachers.

Mystic River Environmental AtlasYouth participate in stormwater education.

New England Aquarium

Boston Harbor Seaside Educators Guide

USGS Water Resources

EPA Mystic River

MWRA Education

World Water Monitoring Day

Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)

Project WET Discover Water

Water Drop Patch Kit, EPA (2008)

Water, Water Everywhere: Student Reading Unit about Water Quality. (Hach) Cliff Jacobson

Water, Water Everywhere: Water Quality Factors Reference Unit.  (Hach) Cliff Jacobson

Sea Education Association

US Geological Service Water Science for Schools (in English and Spanish)

Center for Environmental Education Online. (K-12 environmental education curricula)

Discovery Education

Youth perform water quality monitoring in Mill Creek.

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Environmental Protection Agency for Kids

EPA New England Education Resources

Sierra Club Activist Network for Environmental Education

NOAA Education Resources 

Massachusetts Environmental Education Society

EPA Environmental Justice Program

Backyard Biology

Certify a Schoolyard, National Wildlife Federation

 

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