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.
Millions of residents live near the Commonwealth’s many rivers, which provide essential community resources and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors. Unfortunately, citizens currently have no way to know when man-made pollutant discharges render these rivers unsafe for fishing, boating and swimming. The Issue When it rains, stormwater floods our Commonwealth’s aging sewer systems. This… Read more »
We need you to call the Chairs of the Environment Committee today to tell them to support the drought management bill! You may remember the drought of 2016: public water supplies reached dangerously low levels, rivers went dry and fish and other aquatic populations were annihilated. We could have avoided some of the more severe… Read more »
Please join us on Wednesday, December 6th, 6-9 pm at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street in Belmont for a wonderful evening of great company, good food and lots of talk about water. It is Mass Rivers’ annual tradition to bring together all of our friends and colleagues for a warm and lively evening of… Read more »
Please join us in welcoming the newest member of the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance; The Association to Preserve Cape Cod.
APCC’s Mission: The mission of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, APCC, is to preserve, protect and enhance the natural resources of Cape Cod.
APCC’s Vision: A Cape Cod where waters are restored and protected, natural landscapes and wildlife habitat are preserved and where growth respects the character of town centers and rural lands.
The Association to Preserve Cape Cod is the region’s leading nonprofit environmental organization, working for the adoption of laws, policies and programs that protect and enhance Cape Cod’s natural resources and quality of life.
Since 1968, APCC has been Cape Cod’s voice for the environment. Our efforts have led to landmark achievements in water resource protection, land preservation and smart growth, earning APCC the reputation as Cape Cod’s most prominent and influential environmental advocacy group.
Cape Cod is a fragile land of unique habitats and sensitive natural resources. Our ponds, meadows, forests, dunes, salt marshes, heathlands and beaches are inextricably linked to our economy and our way of life. APCC is committed to the stewardship of this special land of sand and water, speaking out for Cape Cod’s environment, building effective partnerships, and providing real solutions for Cape Cod’s environmental challenges—now and for future generations.