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Every Passover, Jews around the world give up leavened bread – hametz. It’s a sacrifice we make willingly, to recall our ancestors’ journey from slavery to freedom.
But what if we could make another kind of sacrifice – one that would have an immediate impact on the world? What if we chose to mindfully free ourselves from the plague of plastic waste?
Andy Hrycyna, the watershed scientist from the Mystic River Watershed Association will talk in this virtual meeting about the dangers of plastic pollution and what MyRWA is doing to address this issue. Karen Grossman of Temple Shir Tikvah will explain the idea behind Plastover and how you can be involved.
After the brief presentation, attendees will discuss "Plastover" and how we can all be part of the solution.
Space is limited to 12 so let Karen Grossman know if you can make it to by RSVPing here:
Calling all citizen scientists! Help the Herring!
Each spring over 1/2 million river herring migrate from the ocean up the Mystic River to the Mystic Lakes and to Horn Pond. If lined up back-to-back, this would measure up to 100 miles of fish!
You are invited to participate in this spectacular wildlife migration by monitoring the herring once a week for 10 minutes at the Mystic Lakes. Monitoring occurs from 7am-7pm everyday during the migration season (April-June). Interested? Sign up to monitor below. Only registered monitors should attend the training.
You must register in advance to attend this online training.
*Register for training: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IG_LHHThQQqWalbFZksodw
*Sign up to monitor: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefAqO4wmRMWnK-9B73_Wk5Q86hQWRx241kKMCpbhFSxdnG4A/viewform
** More information here:
Join Mass Rivers in advocating for river protection and environmental quality by virtually meeting with your state legislators and telling them why rivers matter to you!
Whether you're a seasoned advocate or just getting started—you are welcome to join.
Mass Rivers will provide talking points and help you set up a meetings with your legislators. In the meantime, check out the MassRivers Advocacy Toolkit, where you can refresh on the legislative & budget processes, and tips on communicating with legislators.
**Registration required using this link: