Two Cyanobacteria Advisories Issued, July 7, 2017

Two Cyanobacteria Advisories Issued, July 7, 2017

Testing by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed that there were cyanobacteria cell counts above state thresholds in the Mystic River near Blessing of the Bay in Somerville and in Upper Mystic Lake. 

A Victory for Clean Water: Citizen Science Data Leads to Change

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.

Mystic River Watershed Association Uses New Underwater Video Camera This May For Annual Herring Count Project

Mystic River Watershed Association Uses New Underwater Video Camera This May For Annual Herring Count Project

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. 

Bike to the Sea bike tour as part of Herring Run & Paddle festivities

Bike to the Sea bike tour as part of Herring Run & Paddle festivities

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.