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OM hiring image We’re Hiring! Outreach Manager Position Available - The Ipswich River Watershed Association seeks candidates for a part time Outreach Manager (OM) to join our team. The OM plans, coordinates and executes all facets of the organization’s communication, marketing, education and events programs. The OM reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Development Director and the Outreach Committee. The position provides extensive support for organizational...
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Events

Judy's girls by river_JSIt may be a little cold for a paddle but you can still enjoy time outside along the Ipswich River this winter. Visit some of our favorite river-side hiking trails at Bradley Palmer State Park, Reading Town Forest, Mass Audubon’s Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Greenbelt’s Julia Bird Reservation and our Riverbend headquarters in Ipswich. Explore your watershed with friends and family this holiday season. We look forward to seeing you at many river events in 2016! Photo: J. Schneider

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Volunteer

SONY DSCVolunteering is a great way to make a difference, learn new skills and help the river.

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Visit Riverbend

Welcome_flag_Nov_2015 009Riverbend, the home of Ipswich River Watershed Association, is a great place to visit. Look for our sign at 143 County Rd (Route 1A) in Ipswich. Gardens, trails, dock and property are open from sunrise to sunset for paddling, walking, birding and gaining the peace of mind that comes from a beautiful stretch of water.

Members use our boats for free, anytime! Canoes and kayaks are right by the river, ready to be launched from our dock. First come, first served. Reservations are not required to paddle what many people say is the most beautiful and least frequented stretch of the river.

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River Conditions

Ipswich River USGS Gage

USGS Water-data graph for site 01102000How is the River doing today? Check Paddling Conditions.

In order to keep the river healthy and help you enjoy it, our staff and volunteers monitor a range of “indicators” that can help us spot problems with water quality and understand how the river is affected by low flows and land and water-use practices.

See the latest on river conditions and learn how to be part of the effort!

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