Exciting opportunity for a college student.
Are you a budding social media manager or event planner? Do you want to use these skills to help an
organization communicate and plan effectively with its audience and partners? Then apply today!
We are seeking an energetic student (undergraduate or graduate) to assist with our 2024 educational programs and other events from 1/15/2024 – 6/30/2024. Flexible hours with mostly remote work.
For details visit https://savethetaunton.org/communications-internship-opportunity-1-15-24-6-30-24/
Thank you everyone for helping to make our festival a great success! We couldn’t have done it without the tremendous support of our volunteers, sponsors, vendors and fellow non-profit organizations who joined us for a fun-filled day. Complete list of photos can be found here.
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.
For questions, email TRWACalendarContest@savethetaunton.org
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
The first herring have been spotted by the Middleborough-Lakeville Herring Fishery Commission. The first herring to arrive are known as scouts. The rest won’t be far behind! The peak is unpredictable. Late March through mid-April is a good time to check. To learn more about herring, click here.
Also, mark your calendars for an informative TRWA program at the Middleboro Herring Run at 47 Wareham Street on Tuesday, April 18th at 10:00 am. Herring commissioners will lead a talk about the fish, its migration, its place in the food chain and more. Great school vacation week activity where kids can participate in a live herring count!
The Middleboro Herring Run is also known as the Thomas Memorial Park and the Wareham Street Fish Ladder. This small park on the Nemasket River is a perfect spot for viewing the annual alewife herring run, the largest in Massachusetts with more than half a million river herring migrating upriver each spring. Stop by in mid-to late March and early April to see thousands of herring make their way upstream toward their spawning grounds at Assawompsett Pond.
Move over Phil, February 2nd is World Wetlands Day!
Once treated as dumping grounds, wetlands today are recognized for the critical role they serve in our environment. Did you know that 7000 plant species live in U.S. wetlands or that between 60% to 90% of U.S. commercial fisheries depend on wetlands? Also, they help to curb destruction caused by major storms in coastal areas by reducing erosion, flooding and property damage. This year’s theme “It’s Time for Wetlands Restoration”, highlights the urgent need to prioritize wetland restoration. To learn more about the importance of wetlands, visit https://www.nps.gov/subjects/wetlands/why.htm.
The TRWA will be hosting a Holiday Open House in appreciation for all the support received throughout this past year.
Stop by the Watershed Center at Sweets Knoll State Park, Dighton on Saturday December 17th from 10am-1pm. Enjoy cookies, calendars, holiday treats, warm conversation and a chance to see our progress at the Center.
During your visit, enjoy our 2023 Tide Calendar photo display and find many great holiday gift ideas.