Fish Count Training and Restoring Resilience to the River Lecture

Tuesday, March 18, 7pm – 9pm At Riverbend, 143 County Rd, Ipswich Training for current and new fish count volunteers followed by a lecture: Restoring Resilience to the River: The Conservation Value of Trophic Cascades to the Ipswich River. Trophic cascades are an ecological relationship in which predators indirectly effect plant communities through their influence…

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April Newsletter and Important Dates

The April Newsletter was sent out and there are lots of dates to put on your calendar. You can download a copy of the calendar here. Events include river clean-ups, fishing, camping, river restoration, cookouts, paddling and fellowship. Here is a summary of what to look forward to. April 17, 2012Shawsheen River RestorationPresentationAndover Conservation CommissionHosts…

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Two Interesting Events at the IRWA

Macroinvertebrate Workshop Saturday, January 14th, 1 – 4 pm at Riverbend, 143 County Road, Ipswich Join us for a workshop about the fascinating world of aquatic macroinvertebrates. Learn about what collecting and studying these seldom seen creatures entails and how they can be used to measure water quality. Expertise in invertebrate taxonomy is not required….

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