CRWA 2014 Calendar of Events
Spring Fishing Weekend at L.L. Bean in Dedham
14-16, 2014 | All day
L.L. Bean, 340 Legacy Pl, Dedham, MA
Fishing season is almost here! Join us at the Dedham L.L.Bean store for their annual Spring Fishing Weekend. Pick up a few new skills (or perfect existing ones) with free fly-casting clinics and fly-tying seminars led by L.L.Bean experts. Plus: test our rods, check out the latest fishing gear and learn from helpful product demonstrations. Bring the whole family along - we'll also have fun activities for kids
CRWA will have a table with fishing activities for kids at the event as well as give presentations on Saturday and Sunday about our efforts to restore the native American Shad in the Charles River.
Panel Discussion: “Cleaning Up the Water: Case Studies of Stormwater Retrofits In the Metro Boston Area”
Monday, March 17, 2014 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Malden Public Library, Maccario Room, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA
Join the Mystic River Watershed Association and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council for a panel presentation about stormwater retrofits in the Boston area. The panel will feature representatives from the three Boston-area watershed associations, and an engineering professional.
Panelists include CRWA’s Director of Blue Cities Pallavi Mande; Patrick Herron of the Mystic River Watershed Association; Ian Cooke, Executive Director at the Neponset River Watershed Association; and Tom Pawlina, Principal at ATP Environmental.
Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion and an opportunity to comment and ask questions.
Charles River Watershed Association's 48th Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | 5:30pm-9:00pm
Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA
Join Charles River Watershed Association for our 48th Annual Meeting celebrating the Charles River this year at the Boston Marriott Newton, MA. Join us for an exciting and enlightening evening highlighting 2013 accomplishments, honoring our dedicated supporters and partners and featuring keynote speaker Zygmunt Plater.In his keynote address, Professor Plater will detail the famous legal fight to protect the endangered snail darter, whose existence was threatened by the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) proposed dam on the Little Tennessee River. His work on this case became the Supreme Court's first interpretation of the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Through his keynote, Professor Plater will draw parallels to issues in the Charles River and will convey the role that media, ecology, politics and citizen activism play in protecting the environment. More info
Environmental League of Massachusetts Earth Night 2014
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 7pm-10pm
Back Bay Events Center, 180 Berkeley St., Boston, MA
Join the the Environmental League of Massachusetts for their biggest party of the year! Earth Night features good music, good food, silent and live auctions, and best of all, a chance to enjoy a fun evening with ELM friends and allies. Purchase your ticket or sponsorship today! More info
15th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup
Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 9am-12pm
Save the date for the 15th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup. Help rid the Charles River of over 15 tons of trash one bottle at a time on April 26 from 9am-12pm. Join Charles River Watershed Association and over 3,000 volunteers at sites along the Charles River from Milford to Boston to remove litter and beautify the River and its surrounding parklands in one of the nation's largest one-day river cleanup events. Registration opens in February. More info
32nd Run of the Charles Canoe and Kayak Race
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Save the date for the 32nd Run of the Charles Canoe & Kayak Race. The signature event of the Charles River Watershed Association, Run of the Charles is the largest flat bottom boat race in New England and is a major event in Greater Boston, kicking off the canoe and kayak season. The Run of the Charles draws an average of 1,400 racers and thousands of spectators each year. More info
For more information on any of the above events, or to add an event, please
contact Alexandra Ash.
Updated February 12 , 2013