Monthly News Items for February 2017

  • 2017 NSRWA Kayak Raffle

    The Kayak Raffle is closed for 2017. We will be announcing the winner soon! 3 Ways to Enter! Join-Renew-Donate Join, renew your membership, or simply make a donation for a chance to win a brand new kayak valued at $599! Supporting your local watershed association comes with great perks – like the chance of winning…

  • Map of Natural Resources at 274 Water Street, Pembroke Proposed 40b

    Update on Letter to Protect North River from 68 Unit Development

    Thank you to all who signed our letter to protect the North River from a proposed 68 unit development. There were 571 online signatures sent with the letter to the Mass Housing Financing Agency. There were also several State Representatives and Senators that sent letters asking Mass Housing to deny the proposed 68 unit development. Rep.…

  • “Take Ten” to Help River Herring (These little fish need big help!)

    Herring populations have been declining in coastal streams for a variety of factors including an inability to get to their spawning grounds due to dams or non-operational fish ladders. The herring are important because they are a crucial link in the coastal food chain. They are a source of food for striped bass, blue fish,…

  • Here We Grow Again! Part-Time Administrative Assistant Needed

    Perfect job for a stay at home parent looking to keep their professional skills up to date and put those skills to work for a good cause. The North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Inc. (NSRWA) is a growing non-profit grassroots environmental organization located on the South Shore of Massachusetts. We are seeking a part-time…

  • Green Crab Trapping and Burrow Surveys Continue

    The invasive European Green Crab has been a destructive force around the Gulf of Maine for several years, clearing estuaries of eelgrass as they dig up clams, and destabilizing marsh banks with their burrows. In order to better understand how this invader may be impacting the North and South Rivers estuary, this past summer the…

  • Town of Scituate Receives Sustainable Water Management Grant

    The Town of Scituate was awarded $115,250 from the Water Management Act (WMA) Grant Program, an effort by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) that is intended to help communities with water conservation, source and demand management, and other water withdrawal planning and mitigation…

  • Map of Natural Resources at 274 Water Street, Pembroke Proposed 40b

    Sign Our Letter to Protect the North River from a 68 Unit Development

    For more information about the proposed project visit the town of Pembroke’s website . Click here to sign ­February 2, 2017Michael BusbyMass Housing Financing AgencyOne Beacon StreetBoston, MA  02108 Re: River Marsh Village MH#916 Dear Mr. Busby: The North and South Rivers Watershed Association (NSRWA) is a nonprofit grassroots environmental organization that has been protecting the…