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Next Board Meeting: Wednesday, February 21st

Posted by on February - 15 - 2018

The next board meeting is Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00 at the Tewksbury Senior Center (note: new venue!). The public is welcome to attend all board meetings.

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 Stevens Memorial Library in North Andover at 6:30 PM on Monday February 5, 2018. This will be the second  [ Read More ]

SRWA 2017: The Year in  Review

Posted by on December - 21 - 2017

Dear SRWA Family, After a poignant and prosperous year for the Shawsheen River Watershed Association, the time has come both to reflect on our accomplishments and plan new and ever ambitious goals for the future. While recent years have proven very challenging for us as an organization, I am thrilled  [ Read More ]

Sandy Pond/Jones Brook Cleanup – Billerica, December 9th, 10:00 a.m.

Posted by on December - 2 - 2017

Sandy Pond, Billerica Please join us for a much needed cleanup of an important tributary to the Shawsheen. The dumping here is significant and needs to be addressed. This cleanup will take place on the banks and on the water, so if you have a kayak or canoe, please feel  [ Read More ]

     Just in: With the snow and freezing rain coming in today, we have unfortunately decided to cancel our Winter Solstice Celebration this evening. We apologize for the late notice, and we plan on hosting another winter event in January. 1.  Tim Kelly on NECN predicts a difficult afternoon  [ Read More ]

10/21/17 Tewksbury Half-way to Earth Day a Success!

Posted by Laurie Hartwick on October - 29 - 2017

Seven members and friends of the SRWA participated in Half-way to Earth Day on 10/21. While some worked the banks of the Shawsheen both up and downstream behind the Knights of Columbus on Route 38, others paddled downstream to collect bobbing bottles, plastic cups, cans, grocery shopping bags, mylar balloons,  [ Read More ]

Tewksbury’s Halfway to Earth Day Cleanup Event: 10/21, 8:30

Posted by on October - 4 - 2017

The SRWA is happy to announce our participation in this year’s Halfway to Earth Day event in Tewksbury. We plan to clean the Tewksbury stretch of the river in 2 separate locations; the first being Brown St Access, the other being The Knights of Columbus on RT 38. Please bring  [ Read More ]

SWRA Bedford Cleanup: 9/30, 9:30

Posted by on September - 14 - 2017

The SRWA needs your help to clean and clear the Shawsheen River in Bedford on September 30th. Bedford is home to the headwaters of the river, so maintaining cleanliness is important for the whole watershed. We will have 2 seperate work stations to launch kayaks and canoes from. The first  [ Read More ]

Tree Removal Successfully Opens Shawsheen River in Tewksbury: 8/26/2017

Posted by on August - 28 - 2017

With Herculean energy, expertise, and 2 hefty chain saws Ken Doran led a group of 10 SRWA volunteers to clear a portion of the Shawsheen River in Tewksbury so it can now be enjoyed by canoe and kayak enthusiasts. Forming a chain gang the crew hauled massive logs from the  [ Read More ]

On August 26th, the SRWA needs your help with a major cleanup and tree removal on the Shawsheen River in Tewksbury. Multiple trees have piled up and created an impassable dam in the river that needs to be removed. We will meet at the new canoe launch called Brown Street  [ Read More ]