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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  • Timing the Tides Workshop/Tour

    Timing the Tides Workshop/Tour

    Thursday, May 24th, 2018 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
    Pembroke Public Library, Pembroke MA

    Want to go paddling on the rivers but aren’t sure how to time the tides, where to put in or what the best itineraries are? It can be a little intimidating – but with a little guidance you can enjoy one of the most beautiful natural gems on the South Shore! This workshop is designed [...]

  • Luddam’s Ford Family Hike, Paddle & Picnic

    Luddam’s Ford Family Hike, Paddle & Picnic

    Saturday, May 26th, 2018 10:00 am–12:00 pm

    Starting at Luddam’s Ford Park we will hike 3/4 mile to Hobo's Rest on the Rail Trail that follows the Indian Head River. Then we will make a return trip by canoe (waivers required). Bring a picnic lunch to finish off the trip back at Luddam’s Ford Park. Canoes and life jackets will be provided. [...]

  • Shipbuilding on the North River Pontoon Tour

    Shipbuilding on the North River Pontoon Tour

    Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 2:30 pm–4:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Come with us and learn about the ships built on the North river between 1678-1871. The Beaver was one of the ships in the Boston Tea Party and the Columbia was the first U.S. vessel to circumnavigate the globe. More than 1,000 vessels of from 30 to 470 tons were built in all. Click here [...]

  • NSRWA/Rhino Shield South Shore Striper Tournament

    NSRWA/Rhino Shield South Shore Striper Tournament

    Friday, June 8th, 2018–Sunday, June 10th, 2018 5:00 pm–12:00 pm

    Join NSRWA for a fun weekend of fishing! Friday, June 8–Sunday, June 10, 2018 Click here to register. $3,000 in cash and additional prizes for winning anglers. The tournament starts at 5:00 pm Friday, June 8, and catch records can be submitted for eligibility from then until 12:00 noon on Sunday, June 10. Wrap-up and awards banquet [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Saturday, June 16th, 2018 2:00 pm–4:00 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, June 17th, 2018 2:00 pm–4:00 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, June 17th, 2018 4:30 pm–6:30 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 [...]

  • Sunset Landscape and Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Sunset Landscape and Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Friday, June 22nd, 2018 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join professional photographer Kjeld Mahoney 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, techniques, and settings [...]

  • Explore the South River Paddle

    Explore the South River Paddle

    Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 10:00 am–12:00 pm

    Explore the hidden natural gem of the upper reaches of the South River via Marshfield’s new canoe/kayak/standup paddle board access point in downtown Marshfield. You won’t believe how beautiful and tranquil this part of the river is! This is a bring your own equipment (kayak, canoe or SUP) event but if you need equipment let [...]

  • Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit

    Nature Pontoon Tour to the Spit

    Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 2:30 pm–4:30 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 [...]

  • Tick Talk Walk

    Tick Talk Walk

    Saturday, June 30th, 2018 2:00 pm–3:30 pm
    Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield MA

    Ticks are everywhere, make sure you know what to look for!  Since the discovery of Lyme disease around 1980, the incidence rates of tick-borne diseases have been on a steep incline throughout the world. Don’t wait for ticks to bite you, take an active role in protecting yourself. Join Blake Dinius, Plymouth County entomologist, at [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Saturday, July 7th, 2018 6:00 pm–8:00 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 [...]

  • Shipbuilding on the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Shipbuilding on the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Sunday, July 8th, 2018 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Come with us and learn about the ships built on the North river between 1678-1871. The Beaver was one of the ships in the Boston Tea Party and the Columbia was the first U.S. vessel to circumnavigate the globe. More than 1,000 vessels of from 30 to 470 tons were built in all. Click here [...]

  • Kayak Scenic Tour

    Kayak Scenic Tour

    Saturday, July 14th, 2018 11:00 am–1:30 pm

    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. Co-sponsored by Nantasket Kayaks. Registration and payment are required in advance — Space is limited! Click here to [...]

  • North River Serenade Pontoon Tour with Danielle Bayer

    North River Serenade Pontoon Tour with Danielle Bayer

    Saturday, July 21st, 2018 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Danielle Bayer is a full time music teacher and part time music therapist. On your cruise she will be serenading you with an eclectic genre of acoutstic jams from the 50's thru today. Click here to register. FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Roht Marine has donated their docking service to [...]

  • Sunset Landscape and Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Sunset Landscape and Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Join professional photographer Kjeld Mahoney 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, techniques, and settings [...]

  • Sunset Landscape & Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Sunset Landscape & Wildlife Photography Workshop

    Monday, July 23rd, 2018 7:30 pm–9:30 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, [...]

  • Kayak Scenic Tour

    Kayak Scenic Tour

    Saturday, July 28th, 2018 10:30 am–1:00 pm

    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. Co-sponsored by Nantasket Kayaks. Registration and payment are required in advance — Space is limited! Click here to [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Saturday, July 28th, 2018 12:30 pm–2:30 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

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Sunday, July 29th, 2018 1:00 pm–3:00 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 [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Saturday, August 4th, 2018 6:00 pm–8:00 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

    Sunday, August 5th, 2018 10:30 am–12:30 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 [...]

  • 2018 Great River Race

    2018 Great River Race

    Saturday, August 11th, 2018 11:00 am–1:00 pm

    Registration Open for the Great River Race! Saturday, August 11, 2018 - Start time 11:00am 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 competitive [...]

  • History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    History of the North River Pontoon Tour

    Sunday, August 12th, 2018 12:00 pm–2:00 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 [...]

  • Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Nature and History of the North River Pontoon Tour (Sunset)

    Saturday, August 18th, 2018 5:45 pm–7:45 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, August 19th, 2018 6:00 pm–8:00 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 [...]

  • Shorebird Migration Pontoon Boat Tour

    Shorebird Migration Pontoon Boat Tour

    Sunday, August 26th, 2018 6:30 am–8:30 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 [...]

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