The Massachusetts Rivers Alliance’s mission is to protect and restore the Commonwealth’s rivers and streams.
Founded in 2007, the organization works to strengthen statewide river policies in four areas: water quality, stream flow, wildlife habitat, and investment in green infrastructure.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was ordered by President Trump to repeal the Clean Water Rule which defines which wetlands and waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. EPA has opened a 30-day public comment period on the repeal which concludes on August 28th and we need your help to… Read more »
Mass Rivers received a $15,000 challenge grant for our drought management work. Thanks to the generous response from new and renewing members, Mass Rivers is just $2000 short of reaching our goal. All new member donations will be matched at 100%. Donation increases from existing members will also be matched. Qualifying donations must be received… Read more »
The Trump administration has issued Executive Order 13777, “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.” In accordance with this order, the EPA is seeking input on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification. Please submit your comments on the EPA website page set up for receiving input on this order. Please let the administration know… Read more »
The mission of the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust is to improve the quality of life for the people of Lowell through the creation, conservation, and preservation of parks, open spaces, and special places.
The Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust (LP&CT) is a private, non-profit land trust located in Lowell, Massachusetts. LP&CT was founded in 1990 by residents with a vision to protect the natural resources upon which the city of Lowell was built. LP&CT provides conservation leadership and programs which focus on four major areas: land protection, stewardship, environmental education, and special places.
LP&CT is membership-based organization. Nearly half of of its members live outside of Lowell, but they understand that a healthy city is the core of broader environmental health. Providing access to open space and programs that engage people in Lowell’s own backyard enhances the quality of life for the people that live there.