Saugus River Watershed Council
Upcoming Events and News                                 No: 1, 11 February 2011
In This Issue
Impact of Climate Change on Wildlife in New England
Protecting Watershed Resources in a Changing Climate, Workshops, Tuesday, April 5th
River Night Dinner & Benefit Auction Set for May 3rd
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Impact of Climate Change on

Wildlife in New England 

Saturday, February 19th, 1 to 3 p.m.

Breakheart Reservation, Saugus 


wildlife tracks
Please join the Saugus River Watershed Council at Breakheart Reservation in Saugus on Saturday, February 19th for some winter fun. Our program will begin with an indoor presentation about the impact of climate change on wildlife in New England. Participants will then join wildlife expert Bob Metcalfe of New England Discovery for a leisurely walk in search of wildlife tracks and signs along the trails of Breakheart.  

 

This FREE program is appropriate for families and will include fun activities for children. All participants should wear boots and warm clothing suitable for outdoor exploration. In case of inclement weather an alternative indoor program will be held.   

 

RSVP REQUIRED.

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This event is part of the Saugus River Watershed Council's Climate Change Awareness Program funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.

   

 

Protecting Watershed Resources  

in a Changing Climate

SAVE THE DATE:  Tuesday, April 5th
Sheraton Colonial in Wakefield 
 

 

Workshops for municipal officials, environmental professionals and community leaders

 

Mark your calendars now for this half day of workshops focused on protecting watershed resources in a changing climate. Workshops will focus on providing local decision makers, community leaders, and planners with tools and information needed to protect watershed resources and local infrastructure while dealing with heavy rainstorms, extended dry periods, sea level rise, and other environmental challenges associated with our changing climate.  Experts will also provide guidance for meeting the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's new stormwater management requirements for municipal systems.

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This program is part of the Saugus River Watershed Council's Climate Change Awareness Program funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust. Special thanks to event sponsors GeoSyntec Consultants and the Sheraton Colonial North Hotel & Conference Center.

More information coming soon.

River Night Dinner & Auction 

SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, 3 May 2011

 

Mark your calendars now for the Saugus River Watershed Council's annual River Night dinner and benefit auction to be held on Tuesday, May 3rd at Spinelli's in Lynnfield, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  
Spinelli's
Don't miss the fun and excitement of our annual celebration. This year's auction will include vacation getaways, Red Sox tickets, personal luxuries, children's items, home and gardening, artwork, tickets to museums, items with an environmental theme, jewelry and much more!

Help out by donating auction items, purchasing ads in the program book, or becoming a sponsor. And of course, be sure to attend!

 Find out more about River Night 2011