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Watershed News

Watershed News

  • TRWA April Sampling Results -

    TRWA sampling results for April are available on the website.

    We want to thank our sampling volunteers for a great first month of the season! All sites and quality control duplicate and blank samples were collected.

    Streamflow is high and the water cold in April so we don’t usually anticipate measurement of water quality concerns like we might find during summer heat and low flow. We didn’t see major problems this month. A few nutrient concerns noted will bear watching as lower flow and warmer weather returns. All the bacteria samples met the state’s water quality criteria even though … Continue reading

  • Annual Sampling Refresher and New Volunteer Training – March 25, 2023 - Become a Guardian of the Taunton River and its tributaries by joining the TRWA sampling team!   We do our annual refresher and new volunteer training on the last Saturday morning the month before the program is due to start for the year. The training will be Saturday, March 25, 2023, 9:30 – Noon at our Sweets Knoll State Park office this year.   This year the first monitoring day will be Tuesday morning 4/11/23 (second Tuesday of the month). We collect one sample per month April through October (takes about 2 hours for sample collection and drop off by … Continue reading
Upcoming Events

NEW DATE- June 10th, 8:30AM- Guided Bird Walk with Ellenor Simmons, Broad Cove Nature Trail, Dighton

June 20, 4PM- Wild Edible Plant Walk with Russ Cohen, Great River Preserve, Bridgewater

July 15th, 9:30AM- Guided Walk, Mill River Dam Restoration Project with Beth Lambert, Taunton

July 22, 11AM- Monarchs & Milkweed– Part 1 with Sally Spooner, Boyden Wildlife Refuge, Taunton

August 10, 6PM- Monarchs & Milkweeds- Part 2 with Sally Spooner, Lakeville Public Library

August 12, 8:30AM- Exploring Macroinvertebrates for Children with Jay Cordeiro- War Memorial Park, W. Bridgewater

August 16, 6PM- PFAS Explained: Origin, Sources & Toxicity with Joe Callahan, Bridgewater Library


Programming is sponsored in part by a grant from the




See our events calendar for more events

Tides in Fall River:

To get the time of HIGH tide in Taunton add approximately 45 minutes to the high tide times listed below. For the time of LOW tide in Taunton add 2 hours and 15 minutes to the time of low tide listed below.

Water Height at the Titicut St gauge in Bridgewater:

USGS Water-data graph for Taunton River
Our Mission...to protect and restore the watershed’s natural resources for current and future generations.