Monthly News Items for December 2016

  • South Shore Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Symposium Presentations Now Available

    Thank you for attending the South Shore Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Symposium. Many of you have asked for the presentations from the conference. Each of the files can be downloaded from the links below: Presentation 1. Executive Order 569-Establishing an Integrated Climate Change Strategy for the Commonwealth Presentation 2. Fostering Coastal Resiliency Presentation 3.…

  • Introducing the Hoyt-Hall Preserve

    NATURE (HUMAN AND OTHERWISE)by Kezia Bacon, Correspondent We’ve been awaiting this moment for more than 15 years. We’ve read about grant applications and land purchases. We’ve observed survey tape on trees, and witnessed trails being carved out of the forest. When red and blue blazes appeared at woodland intersections and signs went up in the…

  • Iron Mine Bridge Culvert Removed, Stream Opened

    Over the past few years, NSRWA inventoried and assessed all the dams, culverts, and other impediments to natural stream flow in the North and South River systems, and prioritized these for action. Together with our friends at the local Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, we determined that removing…