Events

Friday August 11, 2017
Start: 08/11/2017 9:00 am
End: 08/11/2017 12:00 pm

Seeking River and Nature Enthusiasts to work on the Assabet River Blue and Green Trail

Please come help move pre-made boardwalk sections from one location to another, joining them into one boardwalk! It will involve carrying and hammering!

Friday, August 11
9 am - noon
Please RSVP if you plan to come: email
Wednesday August 16, 2017
Start: 08/16/2017 10:00 am
End: 08/16/2017 12:00 pm


Back for the 14th season!
These free, outdoor, community workshops offer children ages 6-10 a fun, hands-on chance to explore rivers, creatures, water conservation, and much more in our watersheds. Download OARS Water Wise Workshops flier.

Sunday August 20, 2017
Start: 08/20/2017 5:30 am

Sampling Teams, we're sampling this Sunday!

Sampling dates for 2017

Sunday, May 21st (start 5:30am)
Sunday, June 18th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, July 16th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, August 20th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, September 17th (start 6:00am)
Sunday, November 12th (start 7:00am)

Learn more about volunteering: here

Saturday September 16, 2017
Start: 09/16/2017 9:00 am
End: 09/16/2017 9:00 am

31st Annual River Cleanup
Saturday September 16, 2017
9:00am - noon

Make a difference in your community!
Join us along the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers for a morning of rewarding work with friendly people, followed by pizza celebrations along the rivers! The cleanup takes place rain or shine. Cleanup meeting locations are listed below.

Signing up in advance helps us to plan and have enough supplies for everyone. To signup, contact the OARS office at 978-369-3956 or email.

Sunday September 17, 2017
Start: 09/17/2017 6:00 am

Sampling Teams, we're sampling this Sunday!

Sampling dates for 2017

Sunday, May 21st (start 5:30am)
Sunday, June 18th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, July 16th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, August 20th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, September 17th (start 6:00am)
Sunday, November 12th (start 7:00am)

Learn more about volunteering: here

Wednesday October 04, 2017
Start: 10/04/2017 5:00 pm
End: 10/04/2017 7:00 pm

Join us for Rivers, Views and Brews:

Battle Road Brew House (20 Sudbury Street, Maynard)
Wednesday, October 4
5 - 7 pm
Appetizers provided. Cash bar.

Register here . Appreciated as it helps us plan accordingly.

Friday October 13, 2017
Start: 10/13/2017 9:00 am
End: 10/13/2017 12:00 pm

Seeking River and Nature Enthusiasts to work on the Assabet River Blue and Green Trail

Task: assembling pre-built boardwalks along the trail!

Friday, Sat., Sun., October 13, 14 & 15th
9 am - noon
Please RSVP if you plan to come: email
Saturday October 14, 2017
Start: 10/14/2017 8:00 am
End: 10/14/2017 11:00 pm

Seeking River and Nature Enthusiasts to work on the Assabet River Blue and Green Trail

Task: assembling pre-built boardwalks along the trail!

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 13, 14, and 15th
9 am - noon
Please RSVP if you plan to come: email
Start: 10/14/2017 10:00 am

Paddle on the Sudbury River from Wayland to Concord (about 6 miles) .
Camp at Scout Island in Fairhaven Bay on Saturday night. Flexible end time on Sunday (TBD by participants). Takeout will be at Lowell Road on Concord River (about 4 miles).

Join us for paddling either day or for camping only (water taxi to campsite will be available).

Meeting time: 10 AM. On Saturday, we will spot cars at Concord Land Conservation Trust's Wright Woods in Concord, a short paddle from the campsite.

Sunday October 15, 2017
Start: 10/14/2017 10:00 am
End: 10/15/2017 2:00 pm

Paddle on the Sudbury River from Wayland to Concord (about 6 miles) .
Camp at Scout Island in Fairhaven Bay on Saturday night. Flexible end time on Sunday (TBD by participants). Takeout will be at Lowell Road on Concord River (about 4 miles).

Join us for paddling either day or for camping only (water taxi to campsite will be available).

Meeting time: 10 AM. On Saturday, we will spot cars at Concord Land Conservation Trust's Wright Woods in Concord, a short paddle from the campsite.

Start: 10/15/2017 9:00 am
End: 10/15/2017 12:00 pm

Seeking River and Nature Enthusiasts to work on the Assabet River Blue and Green Trail

Task: assembling pre-built boardwalks along the trail!

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 13, 14, and 15th
9 am - noon
Please RSVP if you plan to come: email
Sunday November 12, 2017
Start: 11/12/2017 7:01 am

Sampling Teams, we're sampling this Sunday!

Sampling dates for 2017

Sunday, May 21st (start 5:30am)
Sunday, June 18th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, July 16th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, August 20th (start 5:30am)
Sunday, September 17th (start 6:00am)
Sunday, November 12th (start 7:00am)

Learn more about volunteering: here

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