The successes and milestones we’ve achieved, together is nothing short of amazing, and
this year will undoubtedly go down as one of our most significant years in our organization’s 37-year history.  All of this was made possible by people like you who care deeply about
our river and communities. With your continued support and involvement, next year will be even better than this year! Free Our Rivers - This has been a monumental year for our burgeoning river restoration program. Thanks to our members and partners, we have reached a major milestone towards our long standing goal to free our rivers from the damaging impacts of dams and road-stream crossings. We are thrilled to report that we recently received several sources of funding for this work, including our...
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SONY DSCVolunteering is a great way to make a difference, learn new skills and help the river.

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Visit Riverbend

Native_Plant_Garden_2011_with_sign_lilies_DKRiverbend, 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

River Flow Levels at the South Middleton USGS Gage

USGS Water-data graph for site 01101500How 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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