Wild & Scenic Film Festival - Tickets on Sale Now

OARS is excited to present our 13th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Resilient by Nature!

On the evening of Friday, April 30 a selection of 2021 award-winning films from the nation's largest environmental film festival will stream to you LIVE in the comfort of your home.

These engaging films illustrate the challenges facing our planet and how communities are responding in order to protect the places we love. Each story gives us a sense of place and understanding of what it means to be a responsible steward!

Can't make it? Ticketholders will have access to view the the films on demand May 1 through midnight May 5.

Summer Job Opportunities

OARS has an opening for two Environmental Field Assistants for Summer 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD ASSISTANTS - Invasive Plant Rapid Response Team:

Job Description
Two assistants will work together as a team to assess and remove emerging populations of water chestnut on sections of the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers. This is a key intervention to prevent the spread of the invasive plant in the watershed. The assistants will be trained to map, locate, remove and dispose of the plants, and will work primarily on the water from a canoe.

Water Quality Monitoring

Seeking Volunteers For Monthly & Weekly Monitoring

This is your chance to make a real difference. Join our group of dedicated citizen scientists working to monitor and improve the water quality of our three rivers and their tributaries.

Volunteers are fully trained by OARS staff and all equipment is provided. Your health and safety are important to us. We will follow all distancing recommendations.

To volunteer, please email Ben before May 1.

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