NSRWA’s 29th Annual New Year’s Day Walk at Forge Pond Park in Hanover

NSRWA's 29th Annual New Year's Day Walk at Forge Pond Park, Hanover Sunday January 1, 2023 1:00-3:30pm Join the North and South Rivers Watershed Association for the 29th Annual New Year's Day Walk at Forge Pond Park in Hanover! We will explore Forge Pond Park trails and the adjacent Summer Street Conservation Land trails. See […]


Expand Your Seafood Options with Unfamiliar Fish – Zoom and Live event

Part of our WaterWatch Lecture Series. Joe Norton, Mullaney’s Harborside Seafood Market and Local Fishermen – Redfish, Black Sea Bass, Monkfish, Hake, Skate, Dogfish… these are just a few unfamiliar locally caught fish that should be more familiar on your dinner plate! There are many delicious fish that we could eat, but don’t, simply because […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Wheelwright Park in Cohasset

NSRWA Walking Club - Wheelwright Park in Cohasset Saturday, January 14, 2023 10:00am - 11:30pm Our Guest Host for January is Irene Bilodeau. Irene is an avid hiker/walker who loves nothing better than exploring a new trail with her dog, River. In January, we will be exploring Wheelwright Park in Cohasset. This trail is interesting because […]

How to Go Electric! – Zoom event

Part of our WaterWatch Lecture Series. Laura Burns, Hingham Net Zero – People are always asking “what can I do about climate change?” One of the best things you can do is electrify your home. Going electric in your home can save money, improve your health, and reduce carbon emissions. But how to do it? […]

PFAS in Our Waters – Zoom event

Part of our WaterWatch Lecture Series. Neal Merritt, Hanover Water Superintendent, Jason Federico, Norwell Water Supply, Peter Dillon Norwell Water Commissioner, Sandra Baird, Toxicologist MassDEP’s Office of Research and Standards - Recently, much attention is being paid to a group of chemicals known as PFAS (Per and Poly Flouroalkyl Substances) or forever chemicals that are […]

Snowy Owls – Zoom event

Part of our WaterWatch Lecture Series. Doug Lowry, Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries These incredible, nomadic Arctic owls frequently visit New England coastal regions during the winter, and are often seen at Logan Airport. Explore the year-round life cycle of Snowy Owls and their time in Southeast Massachusetts. We will share information, opportunities, and guidelines […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Hoyt-Hall Preserve in Marshfield

NSRWA Walking Club - Hoyt-Hall Preserve in Marshfield Saturday, February 11, 2023 10:00am - 11:30pm Join Walking Club Guest Host Roger Whidden for a walk through the Hoyt-Hall Preserve in Marshfield, Massachusetts. Roger is a resident of Marshfield, where he owns and operates the Whidden School of Fitness, which focuses on martial arts. He is […]

Slavery and Black Life in North River Communities, 1673-1865 – Zoom event

Part of our WaterWatch Lecture Series. Wayne Tucker, Eleven Names Project In 1673, Scituate shipbuilder Walter Briggs purchased Maria, an African child, from a Boston widow. For the next 110 years, slavery was a legal, widespread, and a mundane fact of life in the communities surrounding the North River. Local shipyards exploited enslaved labor. Ships […]

Making Salt Marshes More Climate Resilient – Zoom event

Part of our WaterWatch Lecture Series. Tom Bell, Hydrologist and GIS expert, Sara Grady, NSRWA Watershed Ecologist and Mass Bays South Shore Regional Coordinator, and Danielle Perry, MassAudubon Coastal Resilience Program Director  Restoring, healing, and adapting our local salt marshes to withstand rising sea levels will be important to maintain their ecological values in a […]

Climate Cafe at Stellwagen Brewery – Zoom and Live event

Part of our WaterWatch Lecture Series. NSRWA and Mass Audubon Education Staff The Climate Cafe model, used globally, is a forum for judgment-free, informal climate conversations in local communities. These conversations not only foster an understanding of climate change and its local impacts, but also equip participants with the skills and confidence they need to […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Driftway Conservation Park, Scituate

NSRWA Walking Club – Driftway Conservation Park in Scituate Saturday, March 11 10:00am - 11:30pm Please join us on March 11th as we explore Driftway Conservation Park in Scituate. This 334-acre  property features a panoramic view of the Herring River and its salt marshes. Walking trails, a fishing pier, a small trailered boat launching ramp, […]

Gardening Green Expo 2023

Kennedy's Country Gardens 85 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy, Scituate, MA

Join Us for Gardening Green Expo 2023! CLIMATE-WISE GARDENING After the heat and drought of recent years, gardeners are looking for ways to reevaluate their plant choices for future climate extremes. Reducing lawn and incorporating native plants can save water, reduce flooding, and they don’t require fertilizer or pesticides. Native plants and trees require less […]

Learn More About The Indian Head River Restoration

The North and South Rivers Watershed Association (NSRWA) and the towns of Hanover, Hanson and Pembroke invite residents and others interested to learn more about the potential for reconnecting and restoring the health of the Indian Head River (IHR). This information session will be held via Zoom. When: Thursday, March 30 at 7pm What: Last year, the […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Denham Pond, Hanover

NSRWA Walking Club – Denham Pond in Hanover Saturday, April 8 10:00am - 11:30pm Please join Walking Club Guest Host Chris Jacobs on Saturday, April 8th, as we explore Denham Pond in Hanover.  Chris Jacobs is a non-profit professional with over 25 years of experience educating about and advocating for the natural world. Chris has a […]

New Trail Exploration and Dedication Along the Indian Head River

New Trail Exploration and Dedication Along the Indian Head River Saturday, May 13 9 am - 11 am Hanover Canoe Launch Free Event! Register HERE Join the Indian Head River Trail Coalition for a walk in Hanover on Saturday May 13 at 9:00 AM as we officially unveil the new Mattakeeset trail and “Chapman’s Landing […]


NSRWA Walking Club – Norris Reservation in Norwell

NSRWA Walking Club - Norris Reservation in Norwell Saturday, May 13 10:00-11:30am Join us for Walking Club in May, our Guest Host for this month is Liam Norton. Liam is an avid birder, science educator, traveler, and photographer born and raised in Scituate, Massachusetts. He is a Bird Tour Leader for Birding Scituate, who recently graduated […]

Crabby Kids 2023

Howland's Landing 23 Howland's Landing, Duxbury, MA

This event is full. Crabby Kids 2023 Saturday June 3 9:30-11:30am Howland's Landing, 23 Howland's Landing, Duxbury, MA Grab your pail and shovel and come explore the beach and mudflats with local mom and Watershed Ecologist Dr. Sara Grady and NSRWA Environmental Educator Brian Taylor. Sara and Brian will lead families on a hunt for […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Nelson Memorial Forest, Marshfield

Walking Club – Nelson Memorial Forest, Marshfield Saturday, June 10 10:00-11:30am Join guest host Irene Bilodeau as we explore the Nelson Memorial Forest on June 10th. Irene is an avid hiker who loves exploring trails on the South Shore with her dog. The New England Forestry Foundation owns the Nelson Memorial Park- a 180-acre parcel. There […]