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June 2019

Solstice Sunset Paddle

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Finish the longest day of the year with North and South Rivers Watershed Association and Wildlands Trust for a sunset paddle on this tidal fresh water marsh system. We'll put in at the Hanover Canoe Launch and paddle around the Indian Head, Herring, and North Rivers. Participants must be experienced paddlers, be at least 12 years of age, and bring their own vessels and PFDs. Canoes and kayaks welcome. Please expect low tide conditions. Space is limited - all participants…

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Landscape and Wildlife Photography Workshop

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Roht Marine, 2205 Main St.
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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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 to get the best shots of nature. You must bring your own equipment. Space is limited. The cost is $70 for NSRWA members, $95 for…

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Explore the South River Paddle

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore the hidden natural gem of the upper reaches of the South River via Marshfield’s new canoe/kayak/SUP 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 us know as we do have some canoes available. Drop your boat off at the back of the CVS parking lot near the South River Kayak Access…

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History of the North River Pontoon Tour

June 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Roht Marine, 2205 Main St.
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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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 introductory membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Roht Marine has donated their docking service to NSRWA…

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A Tale of Two Rivers Pontoon Tour

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Roht Marine, 2205 Main St.
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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Take a trip with the NSRWA on both the North and the South Rivers! Experience some of the South Shore’s most picturesque views including the river’s mouth and the unique ecosystems of the salt marsh. Learn about the rich shipbuilding history, early life on the rivers, the Portland Gale of 1898, Native American history, as well as the remarkable flora and fauna to be discovered. Depending on the conditions, the tour may include a stop at Scituate’s Rexhame Beach, a…

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A Tale of Two Rivers Pontoon Tour

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Roht Marine, 2205 Main St.
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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Take a trip with the NSRWA on both the North and the South Rivers! Experience some of the South Shore’s most picturesque views including the river’s mouth and the unique ecosystems of the salt marsh. Learn about the rich shipbuilding history, early life on the rivers, the Portland Gale of 1898, Native American history, as well as the remarkable flora and fauna to be discovered. Depending on the conditions, the tour may include a stop at Scituate’s Rexhame Beach, a…

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July 2019

Upper Reaches Exploration Paddle

July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the half year point by going out with the NSRWA on a guided paddle exploring the upper reaches of the North River. This includes paddling through the “Crotch” where the Herring Brook and Indian Head meet the North River. This area includes vast marshlands which are rich with color during July. This is a guided "out and back" paddle exploring the upper reaches of the North River. Meet at the Hanover Public Launch on Indian Head Drive before noon.…

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History of the North River Pontoon Tour

July 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Roht Marine, 2205 Main St.
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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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 introductory membership). Space is limited to 6. Click here to register. FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Roht Marine has donated their docking service to NSRWA…

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Shipbuilding on the North River Pontoon Tour

July 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Roht Marine, 2205 Main St.
Marshfield, MA 02050 United States
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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 to register. FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Roht Marine has donated their docking service to NSRWA free of charge, therefore…

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2019 Great River Race

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

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 and race your friends, or take it at your pace and enjoy this outstanding view of the river. All skill levels, from novice to racer, are invited to take part in the race and all ages are welcome (Participants age…

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