We protect and restore the Mystic river
The Mystic River Watershed is a network of rivers, streams and lakes that drain into the Mystic River.
The Mystic River Watershed Association addresses issues of water quality and environmental preservation.
We work with more than 1,000 volunteers each year in a variety of projects. Discover the Mystic today!
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Each spring over 1/2 million river herring migrate from the ocean up the Mystic River to the Mystic Lakes and to Horn Pond . You can help document one of the most amazing wildlife migrations in Massachusetts by counting fish with our underwater fishcam!
Join Flatbread Somerville for their Earth Day Celebration. We’ll be there with info on Somerville trees and the Herring Run and Paddle!
Join us for us for a site tour of Wellington Park and Mill Brook to learn about upcoming improvements and how they fit with Arlington’s resiliency efforts.
How can we reduce flooding in Chelsea and Everett? Join us for a public meeting to discuss proposed solutions for flooding threats around Island End River.
Marie Reed who authored "Mastering Bird Photography" will be in the Melrose store for a book signing.
This year is special—Earth Day and DCR’s Park Serve Day together! Join us as we clean up the park for spring.
The Mystic River watershed is facing growing climate-related challenges including flooding, drought and heat. We partner with government, business and community stakeholders throughout the watershed to help its people and places not only survive but thrive in the face of climate challenges.
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