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1-pipeline button - Copy Action Alert: Stop the Pipeline - Time is critical. The next few weeks will have a big impact on the fate of the pipeline project and opportunities for you to weigh in. At the state level, The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) will hold a public comment hearing in Dracut on August 3rd to receive public comments regarding the Kinder Morgan Northeast Energy Direct (NED)...
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Events

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August 10, 2015 5:30 pm Beginners Paddle at Riverbend
August 24, 2015 5:30 pm Beginners Paddle at Riverbend
September 20, 2015 2:00 pm Trails and Sails Paddle
October 4, 2015 3:00 pm Estuary paddle
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Volunteer

004Volunteering 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 Ipswich 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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