• Working to ensure healthy rivers for people & wildlife across the Commonwealth

MISSION

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.

RIVER NEWS

  • A Message from Mass Rivers
  • As people on the planet, we are connected. We are connected by our shared experiences, and our shared humanity, much as rivers connect our communities. The board and staff at Mass Rivers Alliance would like to make clear that we stand for social and environmental justice, and for solidarity among all people, regardless of race,… Read more »

  • Action Alert: Tell Your State Legislator to Oppose Mosquito Spraying Bill
  • Background: As you may recall from our recent action alert, Governor Baker recently filed a bill (H.4650, “An Act to Mitigate Arbovirus in the Commonwealth) that would give state authorities dangerously broad authority to eradicate mosquitoes through means that include chemical spraying.  Rep. Dykema and Sen. Hinds are now circulating a Dear Colleague letter to their… Read more »

  • Action Alert: Don’t Blanket MA with Mosquito Pesticides That Harm Rivers
  • Background: Governor Baker recently filed a bill (H.4650, “An Act to Mitigate Arbovirus in the Commonwealth) that would give state authorities dangerously broad authority to eradicate mosquitoes through means that include chemical spraying.  H.4650 would exempt the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board from all state laws and allow them to conduct mosquito eradication measures anywhere… Read more »

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