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June 2017

TRWA Overnight Canoe/Kayak Trip

June 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Come see the hidden treasure of southeastern Massachusetts! The trip begins at Oliver Mill Park, Nemasket Street near Route 44 in Middleborough.   The trip ends on Sunday at Weir Riverfront Park in Taunton.  The trip covers a portion of the Nemasket River, then a large portion of the Taunton River designated Wild and Scenic by the National Park Service and the U.S. Congress.   Overnight camping will be at the Camp Titicut Reservation on Beech Street in Bridgewater, a town conservation…

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July 2017

Annual Watershed Photography Contest Deadline – July 15th

July 15, 2017

Get your pictures in by July 15th for the 2017 Watershed Photography Contest!  For more information see.

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January 2018

List of 2018 TRWA Activities and Events

January 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Volunteer Sampler Training – The last Saturday in February, 2/24/18, Bristol County Agricultural High School Library at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, 2/24/2018 with a bad weather back-up day of the following Saturday, 3/3/2018. Meeting of existing and new volunteer samplers to review sampling procedures and assign sampling locations for the 2018 sampling season (20 sites, almost 30 samplers, samples collected March through November the second Tuesday of each month). Please e-mail TRWA_Staff@verizon.net or call 508-828-1101. Walk-ins also welcome.   Turtle population…

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February 2019

Spring Water Quality Monitor Volunteer Training

February 23, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
TRWA River Education Center, Sweets Knoll State Park, 1387 Somerset Ave
Dighton, MA 02715 United States
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Become a “Guardian of the Taunton River Watershed!” Join our Water Quality Monitoring Testing Team. No prior technical experience is necessary! Qualifications: A sense of adventure, a vehicle, and a desire to make a difference! We are looking for volunteers willing to be available on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from April to October between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. to collect water samples and record basic observations at various stream sites on the Taunton River and its major…

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April 2019

Calling all Die-Hard Paddlers

April 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
96 Vaughan St, Lakeville MA, 96 Vaughan St
Lakeville, MA 02347 United States
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$15

Let's paddle the Nemasket River! This trip is for intermediate and advanced paddlers only due to the water temperature. Wet or dry suits are recommended. Bring a change of clothes in a dry bag or ziploc just in case. Signing up for this event is a 3-step process: 1. Register here 2. Pay using PayPal. 3. Download, print and sign the Liability Waiver and bring it with you on the day of the event. Forms will be available if you…

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May 2019

Help us Clear the Snake River

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Snake River, 7 Bay Road
Norton, MA 02766 United States
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Free

The Snake River is getting overgrown, making it difficult and unsafe to pass. Come help us clear some of the brush and make it a fun day! Some tools will be provided but if you've got a chain saw, pole pruner, loppers, pruners or a hand saw we could certainly use some more equipment. We'll work in teams to keep one another safe. Bring a lunch. After clearing the river we will paddle down to Lake Sabbatia and stop half-way…

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Biodiversity Day

May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
TRWA River Education Center, Sweets Knoll State Park, 1387 Somerset Ave
Dighton, MA 02715 United States
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Join us for a day exploring and documenting the biodiversity of the Sweets Knoll State Park. Local experts will be on hand to identify the species we find.

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Paddle the Mattapoisett River – part 1

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am
200 Rounseville Road, Rochester, MA, 200 Rounseville Road
Rochester, MA 02770 United States
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$15

This river is BEAUTIFUL - it reminds me of being in Oz. It's small and windy at the beginning. We will start at Rt 105 in Rochester. Use 200 Rounseville Rd Rochester in your GPS. We’ll paddle for a while, take a break for lunch, and finish up at Wolf Island Road in Rochester. I do not recommend this trip for beginners. It is best suited for boats 14' or under. Please bring a lunch, plenty of water and change…

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Paddle the Mattapoisett River – part 2

May 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
140 Wolf Island Road, Rochester MA, 140 Wolf Island Road
Rochester, 02770 United States
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$15

This river is BEAUTIFUL - it reminds me of being in Oz. It's small and windy at the beginning. We will start at 140 Wolf Island Rd, Rochester. We’ll paddle for a while, take a break for lunch, and finish up at Rt 6 in Mattapoisett. I do not recommend this trip for beginners. It is best suited for boats 14′ or under. Please bring a lunch, plenty of water and change of clothes in a ziploc bag. Signing up…

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Music in the Grove

May 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gertrude Boyden Refuge, 1298 Cohannet Street
Taunton, MA
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Save the Date ... details to come!

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