It's Time to Advocate for the Clean Water Rule

In February 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was ordered by President Trump to begin the process of repealing the Clean Water Rule which defines which wetlands and waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act.

The Clean Water Rule, finalized in 2015, is based on more than 1,200 publications of peer-reviewed science and was reviewed by the EPA's Science Advisory Board. It protects small streams and wetlands because science tells us that they are connected to and have a strong influence on the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of downstream waterways such as rivers. Source: American Rivers

Water Wise Workshops, July 12 - August 16

08/16/2017 10:00 am
08/16/2017 12:00 pm

Back for the 14th season!
These free, outdoor, community workshops offer children ages 6-10 a fun, hands-on chance to explore rivers, creatures, water conservation, and much more in our watersheds. Download OARS Water Wise Workshops flier.

Annual River Cleanup - Saturday, September 16

09/16/2017 9:00 am
09/16/2017 12:00 pm

31st Annual River Cleanup
Saturday September 16, 2017
9:00am - noon

Make a difference in your community!
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! The cleanup takes place rain or shine. Cleanup meeting locations: TBD.

Help get the word out. Download a flyer to post at your work, school, favorite coffee shop, gym, etc.

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