Monthly News Items for February 2019

  • Take Our Pledge and Get Your FREE Reusable Bag!

    BYOB has a new meaning – Bring Your Own Bag. Whether it’s to the grocery store, farmer’s market, pharmacy or retail store, you can make a difference by using reusable bags. By pledging to use reusable bags you can help keep plastic bags out of our rivers, streams and oceans. According to MassGreen.org, 92 cities…

  • New Stewardship Certificate Program Engages Youth in Environmental Stewardship Projects

    New Stewardship Certificate Program Engages Youth in Environmental Stewardship Projects

    The NSRWA’s new Stewardship Certificate is a program geared towards educating youth about the many unique local South Shore habitats, and engaging them to create a stewardship project that has a positive impact on their communities. Students will explore their own interests and passions as they work with the NSRWA to put together a project…

  • New Hope for Maintaining Streamflow in First Herring Brook

    By George Humphrey, Scituate In collaboration with the Scituate Department of Public Works, the MassBays Program and the Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration, the NSRWA has been shepherding two projects designed to maximize the use of existing water resources in a manner that will protect the fragile ecosystems in Scituate’s watershed. The Reservoir Dam Water…

  • Water All Around You School Program in Full Swing

    By Brian Taylor, NSRWA Environmental Educator The NSRWA has launched the WaterSmart Water All Around You school program for 2019! Since the program started visiting schools in 2008, we have educated more than 25,000 South Shore students. Water is a valuable resource, especially here on the South Shore, so it’s important to use it wisely.…