• 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

  • Legislators Cosponsor Sewage Pollution Notification Bill
  • A big thank you to the 83 legislators who have signed on in support of An Act promoting awareness of sewage pollution in public waters (S.490/H.751), sponsored by Senator Pat Jehlen, Representative Linda Dean Cambpell and Representative Denise Provost. This legislation would require that the public is notified whenever there is a sewage spill in… Read more »

  • A Wild and Scenic Coalition is Born
  • In 2018, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Wild and Scenic River System. In the wake of the impressive anniversary successes, however, one might ask, “So, now what?” Luckily, the rivers community asked that question some time ago. The Massachusetts Rivers Alliance was an enthusiastic contributor to the 50th anniversary, celebrating… Read more »

  • Registration open for Lobby for the Rivers Day 2019!
  • We are excited to announce the kick-off for our 2019 Lobby for the Rivers Day!  With environmental regulations being rolled back weekly at the federal level, it is more important than ever that we have strong protections for our waterways at the local level. We need your help to make sure that happens!  For those… Read more »

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