The Mystic River Watershed Association is seeking volunteers from April through June to count river herring as part of the sixth year of the Herring Monitoring Program. Weekly commitment of just 10 minutes!
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.
Winchester is getting a fish ladder!
MyRWA is thrilled to announce we will be joined by Veronica Eady, VP and Director of Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) Massachusetts, at the December 6, 2016 Committee Meeting. Veronica will discuss CLF’s work in the Mystic – specifically their suit against ExxonMobil.
MyRWA awarded Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Rene Morin the Mystic Champion Award. The award recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond to improve the Mystic River environment.