Neponset Estuary Community Advisory Council Meeting

NepRWA and the Town of Milton are convening a Community Advisory Committee of residents of the Neponset Estuary (the tidal area between Boston Harbor and Lower Mills/Milton Landing). We'll be working with community groups already active in the area to talk about climate change impacts and the questions and concerns residents have about climate change...

Hyde Park Neighborhood Association Meeting

NepRWA staff and some of our community partners will give a presentation on current and future greenway projects, highlighting the potential for greater access to the Neponset River in Hyde Park. Please email NepRWA Greenways Director, Andres Ripley, with any questions.

Free

Stormwater and the Future: Preparing for Flooding in Norwood

Morrill Memorial Library 33 Walpole Street, Norwood, MA, United States

The public is invited to join NepRWA Green Infrastructure Specialist, Anna Yie, and Norwood Assistant Director of Community Development, Holly Jones, to hear about the impacts of climate change on stormwater and the changes we can expect to see locally. Discussion will include the ongoing stormwater control measures at the Savage Center. Alan Slater, from...

Free

Neponset in Hyde Park: Its History and People

Boston Prep Charter School 885 River Street, Hyde Park, Massachusetts, United States

Join NepRWA, the members of the Hyde Park Neponset River Access Committee, and the Southwest Boston CDC for the first of two public workshops on the history and future of the Neponset in Hyde Park. Program begins at 12:00 pm. Free lunch provided at 11:30 am. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Register using the online form.

Free

Neponset in Hyde Park: Envisioning Our Future

Boston Prep Charter School 885 River Street, Hyde Park, Massachusetts, United States

Join NepRWA, the members of the Hyde Park Neponset River Access Committee, and the Southwest Boston CDC for the second of two public workshops on the history and future of the Neponset in Hyde Park. At this workshop, we will help develop a vision for the future with a more accessible public waterfront for the Hyde...

Free

Neponset River Bunny Hop

DCR Pope John Paul II Park Hallet Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Join NepRWA staff and members of the Neponset River Greenway Council at Pope John Paul II Park in Dorchester for FREE music, games, tractors, candy, and an appearance by the Spring Bunny! For any questions, please email NepRWA Greenways Program Director, Andres Ripley.

FREE

Estuary Expedition: Walk, Talk, and Explore

Billings Creek Salt Marsh Trail Quincy, MA, United States

NepRWA staff, in partnership with the Thomas Crane Public Library, will lead a public tour of the Neponset Estuary in Quincy. The tour involves a .5-mile round trip walk along Billings Creek, with an optional 1-mile additional walk along the Riverwalk near Boston Scientific. In addition to experiencing views of the salt marsh and sea...

Virtual Public Meeting: Climate Change and Flooding in Your Neighborhood

All are welcome to a public meeting about the Neponset Regional Flood Model and Climate Resilience (Resilient Neponset) project. Together with Weston & Sampson, MAPC, the Town of Dedham and 9 other Neponset Watershed communities, project partners are working towards resilience-building opportunities to reduce the impacts of climate-driven flooding, drought and heat waves.At this meeting, you...

Free

Juneteenth Celebration

Martini Memorial Shell Park, Hyde Park 1015 Truman Parkway, Boston, MA

The public is invited to a fun Juneteenth celebration at the Martini Memorial Shell Park and Moynihan Recreation Area in Hyde Park hosted by the Forum For Racial Equity in Hyde Park! Stop by and say hello to NepRWA staff, and try out a canoe on the Neponset River! Other activities include: Get more event...

Free