EVENTS

End of Summer Celebration 2022!
Sep 11, 3:00 PM
Hale Reservation
An afternoon outdoors with food, boating, a live band, and community! Celebrate a year of success and enjoy scenic Hale Reservation. We can't wait to see you there!

Mass Rivers Connects

We host recurring calls for professionals in our member organizations to talk to others in the same role - whether that be scientists, executive directors, fundraisers, or others - to increase knowledge sharing and best practices among our community. 

These are spaces to learn, share, and stay connected. 

Outreach & Communications 
3rd Friday of the month - 11 AM

 

Executive Directors
2nd Tuesday of the month - 4 PM

 

FUNdraisers
Alternating
4th Monday of the month - 2 PM
4th Wednesday of the month - 3 PM

 

Water Policy & Advocacy
4th Tuesday of the month - 10 AM

 

Scientists / Monitoring
2nd Wednesday of the month - 2 PM

 

Small but Powerful

(Organizations with zero or one staff)
Alternating
4th Tuesday of the month - 11 AM 
3rd Tuesday of the month - 4 PM

 

If you are a member organization and would like to join, contact Julia.

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Funding for Nature & Climate Lobby Day

In the offseason of our Lobby for the Rivers Day, we're partnering with statewide conservation groups to host a Lobby Day focused on investing in statewide nature & climate programs. 

We'll organize small group meetings with legislators and provide talking points. All you need to do is bring your voice! 

 

Kick off & workshop: June 21 on Zoom

Lobby Day: June 22 at the State House

Register to participate >>

Ripples of Hope: 
3 Short Films,
Made in Mass

Trillium Studios is a local family filmmaking team creating content for non-profit organizations, educators, and anyone trying to make local change. 

On April 14, we spoke with the team about how they started working on water and climate change, and the impact they hope their films have.

Check out the films (between 5-8 min) >>

Stormwater Spotlight: Greater Boston

Three local experts explain how their organizations are tackling stormwater,

 

Thanks to Mystic River Watershed Association​, Charles River Watershed Association, Neponset River Watershed Association, and Greater Boston Trout Unlimited.

Q&A from this event >>

Read more on how stormwater impacts our rivers >>

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Lobby for the Rivers Day

2021 was our largest lobby for the rivers day yet, over 150 river advocates met with their legislators to talk about pressing environmental issues. Thank you to all who participated!

See highlights >>

Visit our Advocacy Toolkit to hone your skills >>

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Mass Rivers teamed up with 5 local artists to hear how they incorporate environmental themes into their work. 

See the Fall 2020 event line up & conversations >>