Monthly News Items for April 2017

  • Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Removal of Tack Factory Dam

    Nothing could stop the celebration of the removal of the Tack Factory Dam, especially not a little much needed rain! Project partners and friends of the rivers came together to mark this great milestone in the restoration of the Third Herring Brook. Samantha Woods, Executive Director of the North and South Rivers Watershed Association, spoke…

  • Wampanoag Extreme Challenge Paddle

    Make a gift to support the Wampanoag Extreme Challenge Paddle and receive an invitation to join us at the party for great dancing, food, and libations. Show your support and leave a message for the team! Support the Team Today! “We live in an area where the environment is always threatened. We have a lot…

  • Volunteer to Count Horseshoe Crabs in Duxbury Bay

    This April, May and June for the ninth year we will be conducting horseshoe crab spawning surveys in Duxbury Bay. To do this, a team of 2-3 people walks/wades along a ~800 meter stretch of the Duxbury Bay shoreline north of the Powder Point Bridge. The team uses poles and rope to define a 5m…

  • 4th Graders Plant Beachgrass To Protect Dunes From Coastal Erosion

    Scituate 4th graders from Cushing Elementary School helped the Town of Scituate, the North and South Rivers Watershed Association (NSRWA) and EPA’s MassBays program plant beachgrass at Peggotty Beach on Wednesday, April 12th. Sara Grady, NSRWA Ecologist/South Shore MassBays and Nancy Durfee, Scituate Coastal Resources Officer gave a brief lesson on why beachgrass is important…

  • Interested in Leading Any of Our Outdoor Programs?

    3-Part Trip Leader WorkshopMass Audubon’s South Shore Sanctuaries2000 Main Street, MarshfieldWednesday nights May 17, 24 & June 7, 7:00-8:30 PM(FREE with pre-registration and 3 night commitment.) Register here This workshop, hosted by Mass Audubon, is designed to offer the skills required to lead successful trips for trip leaders from organizations that host events that take…

  • South Shore Striper Tournament

    Join NSRWA for a fun weekend of fishing!Friday, June 9th –Sunday, June 11th, 2017 Click here to register. $3,000 in cash and additional prizes for winning anglers. The tournament starts at 5:00 pm Friday, June 9, and catch records can be submitted for eligibility from then until 12:00 noon on Sunday, June 11. Wrap-up and awards banquet…