As part of its 45th anniversary celebration this year, MyRWA has created the Mystic Quest, a fun way to explore, discover and enjoy the watershed however you wish.
In 2017, ninety trained citizen scientists counted the largest number of herring since the monitoring program began, documenting another strong Mystic River herring migration at an estimated 630,000 fish!
Over the past several weeks, construction crews have been working to create a living shoreline along the southwest edge of the Wynn property, something that MyRWA strongly advocated for during the planning and design phase.
Mystic enthusiast and Arlington resident Rick Beinecke passed away suddenly on June 19th.
Together with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) issued the 2016 Water Quality Report Card for the Mystic River watershed.
Give us your best shot! Photos must be taken in the Mystic River Watershed and should capture one or more of these subjects: People in Parks, Wildlife, Landscape, Recreation on the Water (i.e. canoeing).
Exciting changes are underway on the Malden River - get involved to share your vision!
River herring now have access to additional spawning and nursery habitat thanks to the installation of a fish ladder at the Center Falls Dam in Winchester Center.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Administrative Order on Consent with the Town of Belmont over years of water quality damages. Over the next five years the town has agreed to make a significant investment in repairs to its storm water system.
With beautiful weather more than 325 racers participated in the 5K road race or the 3, 9 or 12 mile paddling races along the Mystic River in Medford and Somerville on May 20th. Read more, see event photos and race results!
A new project led by the Mystic River Watershed Association is broadcasting the river herring migration in the Mystic River this spring, and you are needed to help make it a success. A motion-sensor underwater video camera at the Upper Mystic Lake dam fish ladder in Medford now records the herring migration 24 hours a day.
On Saturday, May 20th at 11:15 a.m. join Bike to the Sea for a free bike ride as part of the Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle. The ride will take place along existing paths on both sides of the Mystic River through Somerville and Medford, in addition to the Park at River's Edge along the Malden River.