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 »
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.