Executive Directors of MyRWA and GreenRoots travelled to Washington, D.C. to meet with the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Council and request restoration funding meant for the Mystic—and succeeded!
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.