Sea Lions

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 ]

shawsheen bridge 2014

     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 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 ]

pomps pond 2011

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 Cleanup 5/14/16

                                      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 on April - 20 - 2017
dam removal 12/16 Andover Townsman

  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 ]

Billerica Cleanup 5/14/16

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 ]

Next Board Meeting 4/12/2017

Posted on April - 6 - 2017
board room

The next board meeting will be Wednesday, April 12th, 6:00 at the Tewksbury Library. Board meetings are open to the public.


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 on March - 16 - 2017
Jones Forest

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