New hope for the Mystic River

New hope for the Mystic River

Somerville, MA, January 13, 2015 ā€“ Late last year, the state legislature finally approved a bill that brings to life the long-awaited Mystic River Water Quality Commission. The Mystic has consistently received a ā€œDā€ grade from the Environmental Protection Agency, … Continue reading

Fighting Back Against the Chestnut Invasion

Fighting Back Against the Chestnut Invasion

Somerville, MA, July 29, 2014 ā€“ Despite the work of giant skimming machines and the hundreds of volunteers, water chestnuts continue to clog the Mystic River. First introduced to the area in 1897 by a gardener as an ornamental garden … Continue reading