| Check out our Assabet River and *NEW* Sudbury River Recreation Maps!
Look for our new paper maps in local libraries, town offices, outdoor stores, and at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. If you have trouble finding them, please email OARS.
Also available: Concord River Boaters Trail
30th Annual River Cleanup
Saturday September 17, 2016
9:00am - noon
Join us along the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers for a morning of rewarding work with friendly people, followed by pizza celebrations along the rivers!
Join the Acton Land Stewardship Committee in planting trees to provide buffering and shade-out the Japanese Knotweed!
Date and Time: Saturday September 10
Time: 10 am - noon
Where: Acton Canoe Launch (67 Powdermill Rd, Acton)
Bring: Gloves, water bottle, and possibly a shovel or clippers.
Please register with Joe Holmes at 978-635-1982 or email.
Central and Northeast Massachusetts are suffering from a severe drought. Dry conditions have persisted in New England for the past 5 months. Our watershed area is within the Extreme Drought designation of the U.S. Drought Monitor. On August 13, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton issued a drought Warning—the highest level before an Emergency is declared—for Central and Northeast Massachusetts.