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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  • Kids Intro to Fishing and Family Picnic

    Kids Intro to Fishing and Family Picnic

    Saturday, May 5th, 2018 10:00 am–12:00 pm

    Join us for our kids fishing intro and picnic at Luddam's Ford Park (For kids ages 8 and under). Bring your kids and their fishing rods and have them try their luck at catching sunfish, yellow perch, small mouth bass and low hanging branches! Adults are required to have a valid MA fishing license. Bring [...]

  • Blossoms and Birds Walk at the Tucker Preserve

    Blossoms and Birds Walk at the Tucker Preserve

    Saturday, May 12th, 2018 8:30 am–10:30 am
    Tucker Preserve, Pembroke MA

    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. This event is free [...]

  • Fly Fishing Essentials Class

    Fly Fishing Essentials Class

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

    Ever wish you could be that person casting a fly fishing rod on the scenic banks of a river - sounds zen right? This class is designed to introduce people to the sport of fly fishing. Join our Trout Unlimited friends, Warren Winders and Joe Danubio, to learn the basics about fly fishing and casting. [...]

  • Clamming the North River

    Clamming the North River

    Saturday, May 19th, 2018 8:00 am–10:00 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Your opportunity to go clamming before the shellfish beds on the North and South Rivers close on May 31. You will be transported by boat out to the clam flats and must have your own clamming equipment and a valid Scituate shellfishing permit for North River clamming. The cost is $15 for NSRWA members, $20 [...]

  • Clamming the North River

    Clamming the North River

    Saturday, May 19th, 2018 8:30 am–10:30 am
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Your opportunity to go clamming before the shellfish beds on the North and South Rivers close on May 31. You will be transported by boat out to the clam flats and must have your own clamming equipment and a valid Scituate shellfishing permit for North River clamming. The cost is $15 for NSRWA members, $20 [...]

  • Guided Fly Fishing Expedition for Stripers

    Guided Fly Fishing Expedition for Stripers

    Saturday, May 19th, 2018 2:00 pm–6:00 pm
    Roht Marine, Marshfield MA

    Guided 4-hour fly fishing expedition for Striped Bass at the Spit. Have the experience of a lifetime fly fishing at the mouth of the North River. You must have your own equipment including your own saltwater fly rod with an appropriate line and waders. Flies and leaders will be provided if necessary.  The cost is [...]

  • Timing the Tides Workshop/Tour

    Timing the Tides Workshop/Tour

    Sunday, May 20th, 2018 10:00 am–12:00 pm
    North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Norwell Massachusetts

    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 [...]

  • Timing the Tides Workshop/Tour

    Timing the Tides Workshop/Tour

    Thursday, May 24th, 2018 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
    North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Norwell Massachusetts

    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. [...]

  • Blossoms and Birds Walk at the Tucker Preserve

    Blossoms and Birds Walk at the Tucker Preserve

    Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 8:30 am–10:30 am
    Tucker Preserve, Pembroke MA

    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. This event is free [...]

  • Shipbuilding on the North River Pontoon Tour

    Shipbuilding on the North River Pontoon Tour

    Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 2:30 pm–4:30 pm

    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 [...]

  • 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

    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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

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