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

Posted by aef7@cornell.edu 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 ]

Warning: Shawsheen River, Andover Dam Removal

Posted by aef7@cornell.edu on April - 20 - 2017

  Dam Removal Completed in Andover What does it mean to the paddling community? By: Ken Doran, April 2017 In March, 2017 the final stages of the dam removals and river restoration on the Shawsheen River in Andover, for the Steven Street and Balmoral dams, has been completed. There has  [ Read More ]

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

Posted by aef7@cornell.edu 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 ]

POSTPONED !

Posted by aef7@cornell.edu 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 www.shawsheenriver.net.

2016 Winter Soltice Event, Inspirational, Fun!

Posted by aef7@cornell.edu 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 aef7@cornell.edu 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 ]

SRWA Board Meeting

Posted by aef7@cornell.edu on November - 6 - 2016

Our next meeting will take place November 9th, 6:00 PM at the Tewksbury Senior Center. Justin Damon newly elected new president of SRWA will preside.

Drought

Posted by aef7@cornell.edu on October - 1 - 2016

The drought has caused the water to recede so much that a natural dam has formed in Billerica according to SRWA board member and Facebook editor, Justin Damon. See more on our Facebook page.