Thanks to our Education Program Manager and partnerships with teachers across the watershed, hundreds of students are learning about the Mystic River and taking field trips to Mystic destinations. Read about our new programs and the philosophy behind in-nature learning here.
The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) received a $25,000 grant from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust (the Trust) to push forward our work addressing phosphorus pollution in our waterways.
For the past two years MyRWA has hosted Oriental Bittersweet removal events as part of a 2-year National Fish and Wildlife Foundation project to improve habitat in the biggest park on the Mystic River.
The long-abused Malden River got a boost from the state last week, when the Department of Environmental Protection ordered a key landowner to build a bike and pedestrian trail along a section of the waterfront.
It’s been nearly two years since MyRWA and partners packed Everett City Hall for the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Chapter 91 License Application Public Hearing about the National Grid site located along the Malden River—and we finally have some good news.
You may have heard about the oil spill in the Mystic last spring–the good news is that the Department of Environmental Protection, Eversource and the Coast Guard are working in partnership to clean it up, and they are nearing a resolution on the water.