Saugus River Watershed Council
Annual Meeting and Awards                13 November 2012
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Annual Meeting and Dinner, November 15th
River Stewardship Awards
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Annual Meeting and Dinner

History of Breakheart Reservation 

Hilltop Steakhouse, Route 1 South, Saugus
Thursday, November 15th, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.


Howlett's Mill
Howlett's Mill along the Saugus River, circa 1895. 
Photo courtesy of Judith Loubris McCarthy.

Registration is still open for the Saugus River Watershed Council's annual meeting and dinner this Thursday, November 15th at the Hilltop Steakhouse on Route 1 in Saugus.  This event is open to the public - all are welcome. 

Keynote Presentation: History of Breakheart Reservation
This year's event will feature a keynote presentation by local authors Alison Simcox and SRWC Vice President Doug Heath about the history of Breakheart Reservation in Saugus. Together they will present images from private collections and public archives, tracing Breakheart's history from its natural origins through colonial settlement and use as a private resort to a public park of extraordinary beauty. 

Alison and Doug's presentation will provide an exclusive sneak preview of their new book "Breakheart Reservation", which will be published in January 2013 as part of Acadia Publishing's Images of America series.

The Council will also present its River Stewardship Awards, highlight 2012 accomplishments, and elect officers and board members for 2013. 



$25 admission includes a delicious buffet dinner by the Hilltop Steakhouse featuring sirloin tips, baked scrod, chicken parmigiana, roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, tossed salad, fruit, rolls, chocolate fudge cake, coffee and tea. Cash bar available.  This event is open to the public. Reservations required. 


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Congratulations to this Year's River Stewardship Award Winners!


The Saugus River Watershed Council is pleased to announce the following organizations have been selected to receive river stewardship awards at the Annual Meeting and Dinner this Thursday:

Bike to the Sea
has been selected to receive an award for long-time efforts to promote and expand public access to the Saugus River watershed. The new multi-use trail constructed by Bike to the Sea in Saugus this year has expanded opportunities for people to enjoy the natural resources of the watershed. 

The Saugus Tree Committee, the Lynnfield Tree Committee, and the Wakefield Department of Public Works have all been selected to receive awards for their long-time efforts to protect the natural resources of the watershed by preserving existing trees and planting new trees throughout their communities.   

Please join us Thursday night to help celebrate their accomplishments!