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
First Herring Spotted!
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 … Continue reading
World Wetlands Day – Feb 2nd
Move over Phil, February 2nd is World Wetlands Day!
Once treated as dumping grounds, wetlands today are recognized for the critical role they serve … Continue reading
Volunteers Bob & Barbara Hunt, Retire After Years of Service
Thank you to Bob and Barbara Hunt for their years of water quality testing. They are long-time valued volunteers for TRWA’s Water Quality Monitoring Program and are retiring from testing as of this spring. Steve Silva, program coordinator, says, “the Hunts were dedicated and reliable water quality monitoring volunteers long before I started with the program. Thanks to them, we have a long and complete data set on water … Continue reading
Board of Directors Welcome Brad Gonyer
TRWA welcomes Brad Gonyer as the newest member of our Board of Directors. A seasoned TRWA volunteer, Brad has been a water sampler in the Water Quality Monitoring program for the past twelve years. He has also volunteered at various events, and will be joining the garden committee when it resumes work this spring. His belief in the increasing need for environmental stewardship matches TRWA’s mission to protect … Continue reading
Holiday Open House
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 … Continue reading
Please join us for the TRWA’s Annual Meeting
Join us for the TRWA Annual Meeting Saturday, November 12th, from 4-7:00 p.m. at the Bristol County Agricultural High School (BCAHS), 135 Center Street, Dighton.
Our Featured Speaker will be Brad Chase, Diadromus Fish Project Leader from the MA Division of Marine Fisheries. He will speak on the ecology and management of river herring in the Taunton River.
TRWA Board Member and BCAHS NRM Chairman, Brian Bastarache, and project technician Jessie Power, will present results from the 2022 Taunton River Diamondback Terrapin Population Assessment field season. This is TRWA’s seventh season studying the Diamondback Terrapin population in the Taunton River … Continue reading
Our Diamondback Terrapin Population Research is in Full Swing