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Destination Birding With a Scone: Exploring the North & South Rivers Watershed – Session 1

North River Wildlife Sanctuary 2000 Main St, Marshfield, MA

Session 1: June 7 from 8 to 11am Join the NSRWA and Mass Audubon on a multi-day birding program. At each session, the group will meet at a specified location to walk and bird the trails together. To "sweeten" the deal, we'll throw in some of Doug's legendary home-baked scones. Preregistration is required due to […]

2022 South Shore Striper Tournament

Join NSRWA for a fun weekend of catch and release fishing! $3,000 in cash and additional prizes for winning anglers! Adult entries are $70, Children 12 and under are $35. Pick Up Location and Times Preregister online and pick up your packet in person. Participants can pick up their tournament packet or register day of […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Nelson Memorial Forest

WALKING CLUB IS BACK! Join Ellen Herling and Alida Alberts and a group of new friends to explore Nelson Memorial Forest in Marshfield. Park and meet at Union Street Woodland, which is located just before Hunter Drive while driving north on Union Street in Marshfield. Additional parking (2 cars) on Highland Street, at the intersection […]

Destination Birding With a Scone: Exploring the North & South Rivers Watershed – Session 2

North River Wildlife Sanctuary 2000 Main St, Marshfield, MA

Session 2: June 14 from 8 to 11am Join the NSRWA and Mass Audubon on a multi-day birding program. At each session, the group will meet at a specified location to walk and bird the trails together. To "sweeten" the deal, we'll throw in some of Doug's legendary home-baked scones. Preregistration is required due to […]

Yoga at the River’s Edge 2022

Powered by Planet Subaru. Saturdays, June 18 through September 10th • 8:30-9:45 am & Wednesdays, June 22 through August 10 • 6:30-7:45pm at various locations along the North & South Rivers. This is the 26th season of our popular outdoor Gentle Yoga program! REGISTRATION Advance registration and payment required for each class/ $16 per class […]

Destination Birding With a Scone: Exploring the North & South Rivers Watershed – Session 3

North River Wildlife Sanctuary 2000 Main St, Marshfield, MA

Session 3: June 21 from 8 to 11am Join the NSRWA and Mass Audubon on a multi-day birding program. At each session, the group will meet at a specified location to walk and bird the trails together. To "sweeten" the deal, we'll throw in some of Doug's legendary home-baked scones. Preregistration is required due to […]

Summer Solstice Kayak Paddle

Summer Solstice Paddle Tuesday, June 21 6:00-8:00pm Join the NSRWA on a guided paddle from Driftway Conservation Park to the Spit on the longest day of the year... The Summer Solstice! We will paddle through the beautiful salt marshes that surround the Herring River and North River,  and stop off at the Spit, a barrier […]

Destination Birding With a Scone: Exploring the North & South Rivers Watershed – Session 4

North River Wildlife Sanctuary 2000 Main St, Marshfield, MA

Session 4: June 28 from 8 to 11am Join the NSRWA and Mass Audubon on a multi-day birding program. At each session, the group will meet at a specified location to walk and bird the trails together. To "sweeten" the deal, we'll throw in some of Doug's legendary home-baked scones. Preregistration is required due to […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary

Join Ellen Herling and Alida Alberts and a group of new friends to explore Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary in Marshfield. Limited on-site parking. Hope to see you there! No dogs please. The event is FREE, but registration is required. Limit 20 people. Click here to register Read more about the walking club. Pick up your FREE […]

2022 Great River Race

Click here to see the race results. Join Us for the 32nd Annual Great River Race and Help Keep the NSRWA Afloat! 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 […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Jacobs Pond

Join Ellen Herling, Alida Alberts, and a group of new friends to explore Jacob's Pond Conservation Area in Norwell. Meet in the parking lot at 81 Jacobs Ln, Norwell. Hope to see you there! No dogs please. The event is FREE, but registration is required. Limit 20 people. Click here to register Read more about […]

Ecosystem Expedition #1: Helping Our Salt Marshes Survive Climate Change

REGISTER HERE In partnership with the Unitarian Universalist of First Parish in Norwell and as a part of the “Climate Conversations Lead to Action” series, we will be exploring a salt marsh in Marshfield on the North River and learning about how our actions, coupled with climate change, are currently disrupting this important ecosystem. Wear […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Cranberry Bogs, Duxbury

Saturday, October 8 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Join our Guest Host, Jim Spinale, to welcome the fall with a walk at the Cranberry Bogs in Duxbury. Hear about history and local ecosystems, while meeting new friends. Meet in the parking area for Round Pond at 480 Mayflower Street in Duxbury. Hope to see […]

Ecosystem Expedition #2: Keeping Our Streams and Drinking Water Supplies Running

REGISTER HERE Ecosystem Expedition #2: Keeping Our Streams and Drinking Water Supplies Running in a Changing Climate   In partnership with the Unitarian Universalist of First Parish in Norwell and as a part of the “Climate Conversations Lead to Action” series, we will visit the Third Herring Brook (which is also a major source of drinking […]

Ecosystem Expedition #3: Making Our Forests Resilient to Climate Change

REGISTER HERE In partnership with the Unitarian Universalist of First Parish in Norwell and as a part of the “Climate Conversations Lead to Action” series, we will learn how the Stetson Meadows forest ecosystem is affected by climate change. Children will complete more hands-on activities to learn about the woods and the effects of climate […]

2022 Recreational Shellfish Harvesting “Shellfish Sit-In”

Driftway Conservation Park 250 Driftway, Scituate 250 Driftway, Scituate

PROTEST THE CLOSING OF THE SHELLFISHING BEDS Date: Tuesday, November 1 Time: 3:00pm Where: Driftway Conservation Park, Scituate Who: Concerned citizens who want recreational access restored. Help Reopen Recreational Shellfishing on the North and South Rivers Help reopen recreational shellfishing on the North and South Rivers by joining the NSRWA, Representative Patrick Kearney and other concerned […]

Beachgrass Planting at Peggotty Beach – Give Thanks to Our Dunes!

Beachgrass Planting at Peggotty Beach - Give Thanks to Our Dunes! Saturday, November 5 9:00am to 12:00noon REGISTER HERE Join the North and South Rivers Watershed Association, the Town of Scituate, and Scituate Beach Commission on Saturday morning, November 5th for some fun hands-on community engagement and beach rejuvenation at Peggotty Beach in Scituate! Discover […]

Family Fall Hike: Explore Hobomock Trail in Pembroke

Sunday, November 6 10:00-11:30am Join the NSRWA on a guided walk into the woods of Pembroke. Expand your nature knowledge as we identify trees, look for wildlife, engage in kid-friendly nature activities, and just enjoy some time outside. We will see the Herring Brook, a major tributary that joins with the Indian Head River to […]

NSRWA Walking Club – Chapman’s Landing in Hanover

Chapmans Landing and Iron Mine Brook Trails 2 Indian Head Dr., Hanover, MA

Saturday, November 12 @ 10:00am - 11:30pm This month’s Walking Club Guest Host is Jim Spinale. A resident of Plymouth, Jim taught science in Whitman for 37 years. He is a passionate nature enthusiast and educator of students of all ages. He currently volunteers at the South Shore Natural Science Center. This month, we will […]

Family Fall Hike: Couch Beach in Marshfield

Family Fall Hike: Couch Beach in Marshfield Sunday, November 20 10:00-11:30am Looking for a family fun opportunity this fall? Join the NSRWA on a guided walk to Couch Beach! This guided walk starts with a lovely stroll through a dense mixed forest with occasional wetlands. After about a mile, the trail opens up to the […]