Monthly News Items for March 2019

  • “Take Ten” to Help Count River Herring

    Herring populations have been declining in coastal streams for a variety of factors including an inability to get to their spawning grounds due to dams or non-operational fish ladders. The herring are important because they are a crucial link in the coastal food chain. They are a source of food for striped bass, bluefish, osprey,…

  • Women of the Watershed: Profiles in Action

    Women of the Watershed: Profiles in Action

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, NSRWA is recognizing women who have made significant contributions to the Association over the years, either as staff members or volunteers.  First up are two women who have served in both roles. Samantha Woods, who became NSRWA Executive Director in 2002, was drawn to the environment at an early…

  • Pembroke 40B Housing Project Update

    By George Humphrey, Scituate For the past fourteen months, NSRWA has expressed strong environmental concerns regarding the proposed development of 56 residential units on a 50-acre parcel along the North River in Pembroke – including approximately 30 acres of unique and sensitive wetland habitats that was historically known as home to an endangered species. Until…