"Wild and Scenic" Nashua Rivers

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Celebrate! Eleven of eleven communities voted “yes” to accept the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers River Stewardship Plan and its recommendation that these rivers be designated as Wild and Scenic Rivers. Next step?  Congresswoman Tsongas, in consultation with the National Park Service, will prepare legislation to be introduced to Congress. View "Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit: Forever Wild & Scenic" video (4 min.).  For more information.  View River Stewardship Plan.


 Geographic Info


What is a Watershed?

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River Report Card

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Nashua River Canoe & Kayak Guide

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Purchase Guide.


Prescription Drug Disposal

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Wild and Scenic: Tsongas Press Conference on 9/20

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (MA-03) will be holding a press conference on Thursday, September 20, at 11:00 a.m. at the Nashua River Watershed Association’s River Resource Center in Groton, MA (592 Main Street) to announce introduction of the Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Act, a bill authored by Congresswoman Tsongas and Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02) that would add segments of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers to the national Wild and Scenic Rivers System.  

Please RSVP to Al Futterman if you are able to attend: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information on the project: www.WildandScenicNashuaRivers.org.


September Enewsletter

Read NRWA's September enewsletter  with news updates, upcoming programs, and notices.  Sign-up to receive our monthly enews.


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Climate Trends and Impact on Our Rivers

David Vallee, the Hydrologist-in-Charge of the National Weather Service’s Northeast River Forecast Center spoke on the topic of "Climate Trends in New England and Their Impact on Our Rivers" at the 2017 Annual Meeting.  View a PDF of David's presentation.


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Thank You to Our Volunteers

View new video "NRWA Water Chestnut Pull: Volunteers in Action." (3:14 min)  Thank you to Max McCormick and NorthPoint Productions for making this video.


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