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WHERE: Malden Public Library, 36 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148.
Three Community events have been scheduled to help remove the invasive Water Chestnut from the Mystic River. Using canoes, kayaks, and small boats, volunteers will pull water chestnuts out of the water by hand and then deposit the harvested plants at a designated shore site. Please register for the June 27th event.
Thank you to everyone who came out on a beautiful spring day to celebrate the return of the river herring at the 19th annual Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle this past Sunday, May 17th. Awesome prizes and delicious, re-energizing refreshments were donated by local businesses. Thanks again to all our wonderful sponsors who made this event a success and also to the other organizations who came out to show their support for the Mystic River! ALL RACE RESULTS HAVE NOW BEEN POSTED. Visit our blog to read more about this incredible day and check out all the fantastic event day photos here.
The Herring are RUNNING! Now in it's 4th year, the Herring Monitoring Program is well underway. Learn more about Blueback and Alewife herring and how MyRWA's work is essential to this migration.
Take a moment to read the Editorial on the Mystic River Watershed in the Boston Globe and share your comments by emailing the editor at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Mystic has long deserved this attention and its restoration is continuing to develop momentum.
We are seeking groups of up to 100 people to help remove water chestnut, an invasive plant, from the Mystic River while offering a fun team-building day! We supply all the materials and expertise necessary. Find out more and schedule your event by contacting email@example.com.
The state legislature empanelled a commission to investigate water quality conditions in the Mystic River Watershed. MyRWA thanks the many members of the Mystic River legislative caucus and especially lead sponsors of the Bill, Representative Denise Provost and Senator Pat Jehlen.
Is it safe to swim? What about boating? MyRWA monitors water quality throughout the watershed and is working to make the data more accessible. Using Tableau, we’ve just begun to translate the data. Please explore and let us know how we are doing!