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.
The state legislature has taken its first step to move forward a bill that would require public notice in the event of sewage discharges into waterways. The legislation, sponsored by Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville), Representative Linda Dean Campbell (D-Methuen), and Representative Denise Provost (D-Somerville), received a favorable vote on Wednesday from the Joint Committee on… Read more »
We need your help to pass a bill that provides funding to address the impacts of climate change in Massachusetts! Please call your legislators by Monday, June 17th at 5 pm and ask them to support this bill. This bill will create a new, reliable and significant source of funding to help cities and towns protect themselves… Read more »
“We’re a different breed in the Berkshires.” “I wish people wouldn’t talk about ‘the towns’ as if they’re completely separate. The towns are us. We live and work in towns.” “We calculated the amount of dog poop produced each day in the South River watershed and it weighs as much as an elephant!” These were… Read more »
The mission of the Nashua River Watershed Association is to work for a healthy ecosystem with clean water and open spaces for human and wildlife communities, where people work together to sustain mutual economic and environmental well-being in the Nashua River watershed.
The Nashua River Watershed Association was founded in 1969 on the belief that every individual has the power to make a difference. That belief led to the clean-up of one of the nation’s most polluted rivers, an internationally recognized success story.
That same belief powers the work of the NRWA today, to act as a regional leader in natural resource protection and environmental education for our 32 watershed communities in north central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.
Restore and protect water quality and quantity for people, fish, and wildlife
Conserve open spaces for water quality, wildlife habitat, farms, forests, and recreation
As a non-profit, our success depends on the support of members, donors, and volunteers. Help make a difference, now and for the future, by getting involved today!