- Taunton River Festival- June 11th -
- New Calendar Photo Contest -
WE NEED YOUR PHOTOS!
Announcing the TRWA’s 12th Annual Photography Contest
13 winners will have their photographs featured in the TRWA’s 2024 Annual Tide Calendar. Contest is open to all ages- professional and amateur alike! Photos must be taken within the last five years and taken within the Taunton River Watershed.
Photos must be submitted by September 1, 2023. Winners will be notified in October.
Contest guidelines and submission form.
For questions, email TRWACalendarContest@savethetaunton.org
- EARTH DAY Clean Up Event- April 22nd -
Join TRWA in cleaning up the banks of the Taunton River at Sweets Knoll State Park.
Meeting place- Watershed Center parking lot
Time- 2:30-4:30p.m. during low tide
If interested, please email email@example.com
- 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
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
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:
Our Mission...to protect and restore the watershed’s natural resources for current and future generations.