Monthly News Items for July 2017

  • A Guided Kayaking Excursion

    NATUREby Kezia Bacon, Correspondent Throughout my childhood, my parents organized canoe trips on local rivers. They would invite their friends, who would bring their children, and we’d take the entire day to explore someplace new. What began close to home – the North River, the South River – spread to points all over eastern Massachusetts.…

  • The North and South Rivers – just the tip of the iceberg!

    Did you know that our watershed ecologist, Dr. Sara Grady, also works outside of our watershed? Sara is also the South Shore Regional Coordinator of the Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program (MassBays), which means she works on coastal issues from Cohasset to Plymouth. Here are some of the projects that she has been working on…

  • Summer Interns Provide Invaluable Help to NSRWA

    Summer Interns Provide Invaluable Help to NSRWA

    Our summer interns have been providing invaluable assistance to the NSRWA team this summer, in everything from scientific research to database management. They have had a variety of environmental science experiences including teaching the tidepooling portion of our Estuary Explorers trips, Riverwatch water sampling and shellfish surveys. Here are some reflections by our interns Kate…

  • NSRWA Rain Barrel Raffle Winners Announced!

    The North and South Rivers Watershed Association held a raffle for two custom painted rain barrels at the Norwell and Hanover Libraries. Pat Pervane (shown above) was the winner of the rain barrel created by our Hanover High School intern Caroline MacDonald. Pat is a retired Boston Public School teacher working part time at the John Curtis…

  • New Boat Launch on the South River!

    NATUREby Kezia Bacon, Correspondent I’m so excited to share this news! Thanks to the combined efforts of the Town of Marshfield, Goodwill Hunters, and the North & South Rivers Watershed Association, there is a new launch site for canoes, kayaks, SUPs and other small boats on the South River. Until this spring, those who wanted…

  • Join Us for the Inaugural South River Canoe/Kayak Launch Paddle!

    Tuesday, July 18,  6:00–8:00pm Join us for the inaugural paddle at the new South River canoe and kayak launch in Marshfield! This access point was recently created by the Town of Marshfield in partnership with the NSRWA and Good Will Hunters – all members of the Friends of the South River Park and Greenway –…