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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  • Blossoms and Birds at the Tucker Preserve Walk

    Blossoms and Birds at the Tucker Preserve Walk

    Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 3:00 pm–5:00 pm

    PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE Enjoy late spring surprises at a 78.6 acre Wildlands Trust property on the Indian Head River. Lady slippers and nesting songbirds will be a special treat. Meet in the parking lot just south of the Indian Head River at the town park with a dam on West Elm Street in Pembroke. [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 6:45 pm–8:45 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 [...]

  • Old Railway Bridge to the Herring Brook Salt Marsh Walk

    Old Railway Bridge to the Herring Brook Salt Marsh Walk

    Sunday, June 4th, 2017 9:00 am–12:00 pm

    Walk with us and take a closer look at the ecology of a salt marsh; the plants, animals and the changes that have happened over time. Participants should bring binoculars, sunscreen and insect repellent. We will meet in the parking lot next to the Dunkin Donuts on the Driftway in Scituate. This event is free [...]

  • South Shore Striper Tournament

    South Shore Striper Tournament

    Friday, June 9th, 2017–Sunday, June 11th, 2017 5:00 pm–12:00 pm

    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 [...]

  • Learn to Kayak (Basics)

    Learn to Kayak (Basics)

    Saturday, June 10th, 2017 1:00 pm–3:30 pm
    Marshfield Canoe Launch, 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 [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Saturday, June 17th, 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 [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Sunday, June 18th, 2017 6:45 pm–8:45 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

    Saturday, June 24th, 2017 12:00 pm–2:30 pm
    Marshfield Canoe Launch, Marshfield MA

    Join us for a scenic kayak paddle on the North River. 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 here to register. Please make reservations [...]

  • Hanover Canoe Launch Beginner Family Paddle

    Hanover Canoe Launch Beginner Family Paddle

    Saturday, June 24th, 2017 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
    Hanover Canoe Launch, Hanover MA

    This is a beginner level canoe trip down Indian Head River in Hanover. The paddle is geared towards families with young children, but your child will need to be able to sit on their own in a canoe for a least one hour.  The end of the river offers beautiful views and a real feeling [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset Summer Solstice)

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit (Sunset Summer Solstice)

    Saturday, June 24th, 2017 6:45 pm–8:45 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 [...]

  • Sunset Landscape & Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Sunset Landscape & Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Friday, June 30th, 2017 6:45 pm–8:45 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join professional landscape and wildlife photographer Paul Nguyen on our pontoon boat to learn the art of landscape and wildlife photography on the state’s only Scenic Protected River! During this 2-hour boat excursion up to some of the most preserved parts of the North River you will be provided information on using the right lenses, [...]

  • The Secret Lives of Fireflies Walk

    The Secret Lives of Fireflies Walk

    Friday, July 7th, 2017 8:00 pm–9:30 pm
    A Meadow, Marshfield MA

    Watching fireflies is a special part of warm summer nights in New England. We watch, we enjoy, but do we really know what they are saying. This program will shed a little light on the secret lives of fireflies. A discussion of the natural history of fireflies will be followed by a walk through a [...]

  • Learn to Kayak (Basics)

    Learn to Kayak (Basics)

    Saturday, July 8th, 2017 12:00 pm–2:30 pm
    Marshfield Canoe Launch, 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 and History of the North River

    Nature and History of the North River

    Saturday, July 8th, 2017 12:00 pm–2:00 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, July 9th, 2017 12:00 pm–2:00 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 [...]

  • Geology of the North and South Rivers

    Geology of the North and South Rivers

    Saturday, July 15th, 2017 10:00 am–12:00 pm
    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. [...]

  • Sunset Landscape & Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Sunset Landscape & Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 6:45 pm–8:45 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join professional landscape and wildlife photographer Paul Nguyen on our pontoon boat to learn the art of landscape and wildlife photography on the state’s only Scenic Protected River! During this 2-hour boat excursion up to some of the most preserved parts of the North River you will be provided information on using the right lenses, [...]

  • 2017 Great River Race

    2017 Great River Race

    Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 10:00 am–3:00 pm

    Register today for the 2017 Great River Race! Saturday, July 22 - Start time 10:00 am Come join us on the North River and experience one of the most beautiful rivers in Massachusetts. This awesome 7.5 mile race starts at Bridge Street Canoe Launch in Norwell and ends at Indian Head Road in Hanover. Get [...]

  • Kayak Scenic Tour

    Kayak Scenic Tour

    Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 11:00 am–1:30 pm
    Marshfield Canoe Launch, 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 [...]

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