North & South Rivers Watershed Association

Events

Some events are free, but do require pre-registration. We make it easy to sign up online and pay when needed. 

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  • Holiday Open House

    Holiday Open House

    Thursday, December 20th, 2018 3:00 pm–6:00 pm

    Thank you for protecting our waters! Let’s celebrate our accomplishments with some holiday cheer. Holiday Open House Thursday, December 20th 3:00-6:00pm 214 South Street, Norwell, MA 02061 Warmest wishes, The NSRWA Staff Click to hear your musical invitation!                        

  • Twilight Solstice Exploration

    Twilight Solstice Exploration

    Friday, December 21st, 2018 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

    Twilight Solstice Exploration: A walk through Norris Reservation exploring nocturnal wildlife, their adaptations, and our own senses! Kids and families! Looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays? Want to take a walk in a local park on the shortest day of the year during a full moon? Join the [...]

  • NSRWA’s 25th Annual New Year’s Day Walk

    NSRWA’s 25th Annual New Year’s Day Walk

    Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

    Hanover Branch Rail Trail in Rockland and Abington Tuesday, January 1, 2019 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Join the NSRWA for the 25th year of ringing in the New Year together by exploring our watershed. This year’s walk will follow the Hanover Branch Rail Trail in Rockland and Abington. The Rail Trail follows the former [...]

  • Barstow’s Two Oaks and the Upper North River Shipyards

    Barstow’s Two Oaks and the Upper North River Shipyards

    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series Caleb Estabrooks of Hanover, NSRWA Board Member For 200 years the North River bustled with the industry of building wooden ships and we see the evidence of this on historical markers and local town seals. Recently discovered artifacts and stories are adding to the depth of what we [...]

  • Eating Green Crabs to Save Our Clams and Estuaries?

    Eating Green Crabs to Save Our Clams and Estuaries?

    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series. Roger Warner, Green Crab Research and Development Green Crabs are a marauding European invader that is eating our clams, mussels, eelgrass and eroding our salt marshes. What can be done? Researchers and the seafood industry are teaming up to market these crabs as food and fertilizer. Could this [...]

  • Plastic Ocean

    Plastic Ocean

    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series. Jessica Donohue, Sea Education Association Plastics in our oceans are a major concern for wildlife and for us. But how do we know how much plastic is in the ocean? Sea Education Association scientist Jessica Donohue will explain how this data is collected, what the sources are, where [...]

  • From Single Use to Zero Waste: What's New with Recycling

    From Single Use to Zero Waste: What's New with Recycling

    Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series. Claire Galkowski, South Shore Recycling Cooperative Recycling has been in the news – from China not taking our recycling to making sure we recycle correctly. Longtime director of the fifteen-town South Shore Recycling Cooperative and lifetime waste hater, Claire Galkowski, will do a deep dive into impacts from [...]

  • What's Up with the Whales

    What's Up with the Whales

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series. Amy Knowlton, New England Aquarium, Senior Scientist North Atlantic Right whales, entangled in fishing gear, struck by ships, dying in higher than normal numbers, and feeding in new parts of the ocean, are at risk of going extinct. This small population is facing existing and new threats and [...]

  • Sea Run Brook Trout

    Sea Run Brook Trout

    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series. Warren Winders and Geoffrey Day, Sea Run Brook Trout Coalition Before the Industrial Revolution there were hundreds of rivers and streams from Long Island to Maine with populations of sea run brook trout, a special kind of brook trout that seek out rich food and shelter in our [...]

  • Firefly Watch: Citizen Science from Your Back Porch

    Firefly Watch: Citizen Science from Your Back Porch

    Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm
    South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell MA

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series. Don Salvatore and Jacqui Shuster Join Don Salvatore and Jacqui Shuster, past and present coordinators for this international citizen science project. Learn how to identify and record a number of species of "lightning bugs" to help track their populations as scientists explore the challenges in habitat and climates [...]

  • The History of the Gurnet Light and Fort Andrew

    The History of the Gurnet Light and Fort Andrew

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series. Wally Hempel, Project Gurnet and Bug Lights Celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Gurnet Light with history buff Wally Hempel, of Project Gurnet and Bug Light, as he explains the back story of this important landmark. Wally is a renowned story teller and will share accounts of the [...]

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