Monthly News Items for April 2018

  • A Visit to Stetson Meadows in Norwell

    NATURE by Kezia Bacon, Correspondent While enjoying one of NSRWA’s pontoon boat cruises last summer, I noticed a new bench in the woods in Norwell. Or maybe it was just new to me! The bench was nestled into the hillside, overlooking the North River, in the Stetson Meadows Conservation Area — a place I hadn’t…

  • River Adventures Camp Registration Now Online!

    River Adventures Camp – Grades 6-9Participate in activities such as learning kayaking skills, water safety and discovering the natural/cultural history of the area. Life jackets will be provided.  Co-sponsored by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association and the South Shore YMCA. Sessions:Week 1 – Jun 25, 2018 – Jun 29, 2018Week 2 – Jul…

  • Do Your Part at a Town Cleanup Day

    Hanson Clean-Up Green-Up – Sat, April 21 from 8:45am-11:30amCleaner Greener Hingham – Sun, April 22 from 10am-12pmRockland’s Clean Up Day – Sat, April 28 from 8:30am-12pmKeep Marshfield Clean – Sat, April 28 from 9am-4pmScituate Ship Shape Day – Sat, April 28 from 8am-1pmWeymouth Community Clean-up Day – Sat, April 28 from 9am-12pmWeir River and Straits Pond Clean Up – Sat, April 28 from 8am-12pmNorwell Trash Bash…

  • WAA Legislative Breakfast Fuels Action in Support of Water

    The Watershed Action Alliance (WAA) of Southeastern Massachusetts, of which the North and South Rivers Watershed Association is a founding member, hosted a legislative breakfast on April 12th, 2018 at the Massachusetts State House. WAA consists of 13 member watershed and pond associations from Southeastern Massachusetts, representing over 20,000 members. Watershed association staff made presentations…

  • Attend Important Upcoming Meetings

    The NSRWA is in support of the following articles at these town meetings for their potential impact on the environment: Cohasset – Town Meeting, Monday, April 30 Proposed plastic bag ban Marshfield – Town Meeting starts April 23 Article 34. Plastic Bag Ban Town Meeting Warrant Norwell – Town Meeting starts May 7 Click here to read…