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You can be part of the mystic


We protect and restore the Mystic river

 Boston Cares 2018

Boston Cares 2018

The Mystic River Watershed is a network of rivers, streams and lakes that drain into the Mystic River.

 Photo Credit: Patrick Herron

Photo Credit: Patrick Herron

The Mystic River Watershed Association addresses issues of water quality and environmental preservation.

 Photo Credit: David Fichter

Photo Credit: David Fichter

We work with more than 1,000 volunteers each year in a variety of projects.  Discover the Mystic today!  


Mystic StoryCorps

Please join us on October 23rd to hear stories of the Mystic.

Climate Resiliency


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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Upcoming Events


Mystic Greenways

The Mystic Greenways Initiative will connect 20 miles of paths, improve hundreds of acres of parkland and engage thousands of community members from the Mystic Lakes to Boston Harbor. We are working collaboratively with federal and state agencies, dozens of municipalities and many local community groups and citizens to create this important park system, which will ultimately provide mobility, economic development and public and environmental health benefits.