North & South Rivers Watershed Association

Events

Many events are free but some do require pre-registration. We make it easy to sign up on line and pay when needed. For more events conveniently organized by category please go to the Outdoor Recreation tab on our website.

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  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Saturday, July 29th, 2017 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Sunday, July 30th, 2017 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    At one time, recognized as the most important river in the colonies, the North River was known for its shipbuilding and water-powered mills. Enjoy a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River and hear tales of the River’s past. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Saturday, August 5th, 2017 10:00 am–12:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • North River Historic Kayak Tour

    North River Historic Kayak Tour

    Sunday, August 6th, 2017 10:00 am–2:00 pm
    Marshfield Canoe Launch, Marshfield MA

    An 8 ½ mile paddle on the scenic and historically rich, North River. This will be a leisurely excursion featuring the North River’s role in the lives of Native Americans, colonial shipbuilders, the industrial revolution, and the modern day era and will examine how its ecology has changed throughout time. We leave from Marshfield Canoe [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset Full Moon)

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset Full Moon)

    Sunday, August 6th, 2017 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Enjoy the scenic views on this leisurely 2-hour trip down the North River to the spit with stops along the way to explore the life on the sand banks and salt marshes. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my [...]

  • Ecology of the Salt Marsh

    Ecology of the Salt Marsh

    Thursday, August 10th, 2017 9:30 am–11:30 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join Dr. Sara Grady, NSRWA’s Watershed Ecologist, on a pontoon boat exploration of the ecology of our salt marshes. She will explain how they formed, their unique vegetation and why they are so important to preserve. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Saturday, August 12th, 2017 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    At one time, recognized as the most important river in the colonies, the North River was known for its shipbuilding and water-powered mills. Enjoy a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River and hear tales of the River’s past. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Sunday, August 13th, 2017 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    At one time, recognized as the most important river in the colonies, the North River was known for its shipbuilding and water-powered mills. Enjoy a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River and hear tales of the River’s past. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to [...]

  • Kayak Scenic Tour

    Kayak Scenic Tour

    Sunday, August 13th, 2017 4:30 pm–7:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a scenic kayak paddle on the North River. Cost per Member: $50 (includes all kayaking equipment); Non members: $75 (includes NSRWA Membership and all kayaking equipment). All kayaking trips leave from the Marshfield Canoe Launch off Union Street. Registration and payment are required in advance — Space is limited! Click here to register. Also please [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Saturday, August 19th, 2017 10:00 am–12:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset)

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset)

    Saturday, August 19th, 2017 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Enjoy the scenic views on this leisurely 2-hour trip down the North River to the spit with stops along the way to explore the life on the sand banks and salt marshes. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Sunday, August 20th, 2017 10:00 am–12:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • Learn to Kayak (Basics)

    Learn to Kayak (Basics)

    Sunday, August 20th, 2017 11:00 am–1:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us to learn kayak fundamentals on the North River. Program instruction for adults and kids ages 8+. Cost per Member: $50 (includes all kayaking equipment); Non-member: $75 (includes NSRWA Membership and all kayaking equipment). All kayaking trips leave from the Marshfield Canoe Launch off Union Street. Registration and payment are required in advance — Space is limited! Click [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset)

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset)

    Sunday, August 20th, 2017 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Enjoy the scenic views on this leisurely 2-hour trip down the North River to the spit with stops along the way to explore the life on the sand banks and salt marshes. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my [...]

  • Shorebird Migration Pontoon Boat Tour

    Shorebird Migration Pontoon Boat Tour

    Saturday, August 26th, 2017 8:30 am–10:30 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us on our pontoon boat with experienced birder Sally Avery and search for shore birds along the marshes and 3rd and 4th Cliffs at low tide. Black-bellied Plovers, a variety of sandpipers, Ruddy Turnstones, godwits and other surprises could await us on this trip. We may get out of the boat, so please wear shoes [...]

  • Shorebird Migration Pontoon Boat Tour

    Shorebird Migration Pontoon Boat Tour

    Sunday, August 27th, 2017 9:30 am–11:30 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us on our pontoon boat with experienced birder John Galluzzo and search for shore birds along the marshes and 3rd and 4th Cliffs at low tide. Black-bellied Plovers, a variety of sandpipers, Ruddy Turnstones, godwits and other surprises could await us on this trip. We may get out of the boat, so please wear shoes [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset)

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset)

    Monday, September 4th, 2017 5:45 pm–7:45 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Enjoy the scenic views on this leisurely 2-hour trip down the North River to the spit with stops along the way to explore the life on the sand banks and salt marshes. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my [...]

  • Geology of the North and South Rivers

    Geology of the North and South Rivers

    Saturday, September 9th, 2017 8:00 am–10:00 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join local Coastal Geologist, Jim O’Connell, for a pontoon boat tour of the geology of the mouth of the confluence of the North & South Rivers. The Rivers Inlet is one of the most treacherous inlets along the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. Its dangerous waves and currents have claimed the lives of numerous sailors. [...]

  • Plants of the Rexhame Sand Dunes Walk

    Plants of the Rexhame Sand Dunes Walk

    Saturday, September 9th, 2017 9:00 am–11:00 am

    In 1871 Winslow Homer visited his mother in Marshfield and painted his family in the sand dunes at Rexhame near the river mouth. In the storm of 1898 the North River broke through to the ocean between third and fourth cliffs and established a new river mouth for the North and South Rivers. Sand dunes [...]

  • Luddam's Ford Family Walk-Paddle-Picnic

    Luddam's Ford Family Walk-Paddle-Picnic

    Saturday, September 9th, 2017 10:30 am–12:30 pm

    This will be a beginner level walk and canoe trip along Luddam's Ford Pond. We will start with a walk along the Hanover Branch Rail Bed that follows the pond. We will walk approximately 0.6 miles to Hobo's Rest where the canoes will be waiting for our return trip. This will be an easy paddle [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Saturday, September 16th, 2017 9:00 am–11:00 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Sunday, September 17th, 2017 10:00 am–12:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Sunday, September 24th, 2017 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit

    Saturday, September 30th, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Enjoy the scenic views on this leisurely 2-hour trip down the North River to the spit with stops along the way to explore the life on the sand banks and salt marshes. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit

    Sunday, October 1st, 2017 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Enjoy the scenic views on this leisurely 2-hour trip down the North River to the spit with stops along the way to explore the life on the sand banks and salt marshes. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my [...]

  • Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Friday, October 6th, 2017 10:30 am–12:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Autumn means beautiful fall foliage in New England and what better way to experience it than on the water. Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise down the North River as you take in all Mother Nature has to offer. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to [...]

  • Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Friday, October 6th, 2017 12:30 pm–2:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Autumn means beautiful fall foliage in New England and what better way to experience it than on the water. Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise down the North River as you take in all Mother Nature has to offer. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to [...]

  • Historic Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Historic Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Saturday, October 7th, 2017 11:00 am–1:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    New England’s fall foliage is legendary and there is no place better to view it than on the beautiful North River. Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise through some of the most scenic and historic areas on the South Shore. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited [...]

  • Historic Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Historic Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Saturday, October 7th, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    New England’s fall foliage is legendary and there is no place better to view it than on the beautiful North River. Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise through some of the most scenic and historic areas on the South Shore. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset Full Moon)

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset Full Moon)

    Saturday, October 7th, 2017 4:45 pm–6:45 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Enjoy the scenic views on this leisurely 2-hour trip down the North River to the spit with stops along the way to explore the life on the sand banks and salt marshes. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my [...]

  • Fall Foliage Nature Pontoon Boat Tour

    Fall Foliage Nature Pontoon Boat Tour

    Sunday, October 8th, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Autumn's crisp chill and vibrant colors provide the perfect backdrop for a leisurely 2 hour cruise on the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the science behind the dazzling display and more! Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here [...]

  • Sunset Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Sunset Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Friday, October 13th, 2017 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Let the brilliant hues of autumn and the stunning scenery charm you as you take a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise down the historic North River. Enjoy the show put on by Mother Nature as the colors change with the approaching sunset. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Sunday, October 15th, 2017 9:00 am–11:00 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a leisurely 2-hour pontoon boat cruise up the North River. Enjoy the scenic views while learning a little bit about the history and natural history of the River. The North River was once home to great shipyards that built vessels like the famous Columbia – the first American ship to sail around [...]

  • Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Saturday, October 21st, 2017 11:00 am–1:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Autumn means beautiful fall foliage in New England and what better way to experience it than on the water. Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise down the North River as you take in all Mother Nature has to offer. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to [...]

  • Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Saturday, October 21st, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Autumn means beautiful fall foliage in New England and what better way to experience it than on the water. Enjoy a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise down the North River as you take in all Mother Nature has to offer. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to [...]

  • River Wildlife Pontoon Boat Cruise

    River Wildlife Pontoon Boat Cruise

    Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join us to observe signs of animal movements and seasonal changes in and around the river. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Roht Marine has [...]

  • Sunset Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Sunset Fall Foliage Pontoon Boat Tour

    Friday, October 27th, 2017 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Let the brilliant hues of autumn and the stunning scenery charm you as you take a leisurely 2 hour pontoon boat cruise down the historic North River. Enjoy the show put on by Mother Nature as the colors change with the approaching sunset. Cost is $50 for members, $75 for non-members (includes membership). Space is [...]

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