The Mystic River Watershed Association is joining the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance and other river groups in the first-ever Lobby for the Rivers Day, on Thursday, March 30th at 11 a.m.!
Meet MyRWA's Herring Education intern, Emma Arnesty-Good. The San Francisco native and white-water rafting guide recently graduated from Tufts University with a degree in American Studies. She is now leading the way on a new program on the Mystic by working with teachers to bring the herring migration to classrooms throughout the watershed.
Wegmans Contributes to Engineering Study of Proposed Clippership Connector - a proposed half-mile path along the Mystic River in Medford between Medford Square and Riverbend Park.
With leadership and support from our Policy Committee, MyRWA submitted a comment letter to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regarding the Chapter 91 license application by National Grid, a large property owner along the Malden River. MyRWA urged National Grid to restore full waterfront access along its more than 2,000 feet of shoreline.
On Dec. 8, 2016 we partnered with Conservation Law Foundation, Chelsea GreenRoots, NOAH, La Comunidad, Inc. and others to call on ExxonMobil in a hand-delivered letter to take swift action to fortify its Everett, MA facility on the Mystic River in preparation for threats posed by climate change.
A new fish ladder is being constructed at the Winchester Center Falls dam, and is expected to be complete by the end of the year. Take a look at how the work is progressing.
On November 17th Patrick Herron, Executive Director of the Mystic River Watershed Association testified at the public hearing held in Everett by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MA-DEP) regarding the Chapter 91 License Application for the National Grid site located along the Malden River. Click to read an excerpt from Patrick Herron’s remarks!
Can you help us reach our goal of raising $3,087 to help pay for three baseline sites on #GivingTuesday?
MyRWA and partner organizations packed Everett City Hall on November 17, 2016 for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's Chapter 91 License Application Public Hearing for the National Grid site located along the Malden River.