Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

The Shawsheen River Watershed Association is holding its annual meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Andover Memorial Library.  After election of next year’s board members we are honored to feature an informative talk by Evelyn Retelle.  Mrs. Retelle has traveled extensively over the world and her talk will  [ Read More ]

     The members of the SRWA invite the public to join us on Saturday, June 24, 2017 for an evening paddle on the Shawsheen River in recognition of the Summer Solstice. We will meet at 6:00PM at Shawsheen Pines, Lowell Junction Rd., Andover (the Andover conservation land opposite Pfizer Corp.)    [ Read More ]

Billerica Cleanup Great Success! , 5/6/2017

Posted by on May - 20 - 2017

The SRWA would like to give a heart felt thanks to the Appalachian Mountain Club Paddlers of NH as well as Al Suasco the “Trash Paddler” for their time and sacrifice to help remove 12 tires and over 10 bags of trash from the Shawsheen River in Billerica during the  [ Read More ]

SHAWSHEEN GREENWAY SPRING KICK OFF EVENT Shawsheen River is one of the most beloved resources. It is also one of its most under-utilized, and least visited recreational treasures. It is the mission of the Shawsheen Greenway to make it accessible for all to enjoy. Mark your calendars for June 11,  [ Read More ]

Billerica’s Cleanup Greenup Day : Saturday, May 6, 10 AM

Posted by on April - 21 - 2017

                                      The Town of Billerica will host it’s annual Cleanup Greenup Day on May 6th.  Residents (and others from different towns) are encouraged to cleanup the areas in town that they believe need it most. The SRWA will be proudly participating once again to help clean the Billerica stretch of  [ Read More ]

Tewksbury Earth Day Events: Saturday, April 22, 8:00am

Posted by on April - 19 - 2017

The Town of Tewksbury will celebrate Earth Day by hosting a range of events including a cleanup of Long Pond’s rain gardens, creating a river walk near the Shawsheen at Foster’s Park, and even creating a new boat launch on the river with a cleanup of the site and native  [ Read More ]

Learn more about coyotes with a presentation by Dr Jonathon Way from Eastern Coyote/Coywolf Research. The event is sponsored by the Shawsheen River Watershed organization and will be held at the Billerica Library  at 7:15 PM on Tuesday April 18.  Dr Jonathon Way has over twenty years experience researching eastern  [ Read More ]


Posted by on March - 16 - 2017

POSTPONED ! Due to dangerous trail conditions caused by the 3/14 storm, the SRWA Jones Forest hike has been postponed. For further information watch our page on Facebook and

2016 Winter Soltice Event, Inspirational, Fun!

Posted by on December - 23 - 2016

The 2016 Winter Solstice Event drew people from the shores of the Shawsheen River including Andover, Tewksbury, Billerica, and Bedford. The weather cooperated covering the ground earlier by just enough snow to complete the atmosphere. A hot fire and plenty of food kept the participants warm while Bob Rauseo, past SRWA  [ Read More ]

Winter Solstice Celebration: Thursday, December 22 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on November - 20 - 2016

Enjoy Nature and Celebrate the Winter Solstice with the SRWA ! SRWA will host the annual outdoor event on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Serio’s Grove Reservation, at 53 Lowell Junction Road, Andover. The Winter Solstice is an astronomical phenomenon and unique among days of  [ Read More ]