Monthly News Items for March 2017

  • Three Short Walks in Duxbury

    Nature (Human & Otherwise)by Kezia Bacon, Correspondent As winter turns to spring, the days are often bright but also blustery. The sunshine tempts us outdoors, but the wind makes us reconsider, or at least move faster. These are prime opportunities for short walks. The South Shore is home to a tremendous amount of open space…

  • Great news – another dam in Scituate bites the dust (soon)!

    Hunters Pond Dam Removal and Bound Brook Restoration Project NSRWA Ecologist/South Shore Regional Coordinator for the MassBays Program, Sara Grady, has been involved with this project in two roles – monitoring support and public outreach. She will continue to be involved through monitoring of the project during construction and post-restoration, and promoting the project in…

  • Drought Conditions Improve Across Commonwealth, Water Deficit Continues Throughout State

    From the Commonwealth of MassachusettsExecutive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Governor Charles D. BakerLt. Governor Karyn E. PolitoSecretary Matthew A. Beaton Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue, Indoor Water Conservation by Public Necessary BOSTON – March 10, 2017 – While many areas of the state experienced some levels of precipitation in February, a majority of…

  • Cross-Country Skiing on the South Shore

    by Kezia Bacon, Correspondent As I write this, it’s 70 degrees and sunny, which is more than a little odd for late February. It’s tempting to assume that Spring has arrived, but March lies ahead, and the odds are in favor of more wintry weather. If we get more snow, we’ll have more opportunities to…

  • Martinson 2nd Graders Participate in Water All Around You Program

    Martinson Elementary 2nd graders learned about their local water resources and water conservation by participating in the Water All Around You program. The program was created by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association’s WaterSmart Program (formerly Greenscapes) and is funded by the Town of Marshfield. WaterSmart Program Manager Lori Wolfe, said, “The purpose of…

  • Jacobs School 5th Graders Participate in Water All Around You Program

    Jacobs Elementary School 5th graders in Hull learned about their local water resources and water conservation by participating in the Water All Around You program. The program was created by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association’s WaterSmart Program (formerly Greenscapes) and is funded by Aquarion Water Company. WaterSmart Program Manager Lori Wolfe, said, “The…

  • Foster Elementary 5th Graders Participate in Water All Around You Program

    Foster Elementary School 5th graders in Hingham learned about their local water resources and water conservation by participating in the Water All Around You program. The program was created by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association’s WaterSmart Program (formerly Greenscapes) and is funded by Aquarion Water Company. WaterSmart Program Manager Lori Wolfe, said, “The…