• Our Mission

    Our mission is to protect, improve, and conserve the Merrimack River watershed for people and wildlife through education, recreation, advocacy, and science.

  • Kayaking

    We coordinate paddling programs and encourage responsible enjoyment of the river.

  • Drinking Water

    We strive to protect our drinking water and to ensure that it remains clean and healthy for generations to come.

  • Community

    We work to engage local communities in protecting, improving, and conserving the river.

  • Watershed

    Our watershed is home to many, will you help us protect it?

  • Our Mission

    Our mission is to protect, improve, and conserve the Merrimack River watershed for people and wildlife through education, recreation, advocacy, and science.

  • Kayaking

    We coordinate paddling programs and encourage responsible enjoyment of the river.

  • Drinking Water

    We strive to protect our drinking water and to ensure that it remains clean and healthy for generations to come.

  • Community

    We work to engage local communities in protecting, improving, and conserving the river.

  • Watershed

    Our watershed is home to many, will you help us protect it?

Recent Events

Merrifest 2014

  Merrifest Event Flyer! Artists Wanted! Application to Participate in Art...

Join Our Board!

We are currently recruiting new Board members for 3+ open positions. ...

Recent Events

Craft beer tasting – Movie night INVITATION!

Join us for a night of FUN! Thursday May 7th - 6:30-9:00PM Craft Beer Tasting Movie Night  (RSVP BY FRIDAY APRIL 24!) Martha's Exchange Tavern, Nashua, NH You will enjoy tasting 8 of Martha's craft beers, get to meet other...

Don’t flush old pills, drop them off instead!

Flushing pills or pouring medication down the drain has lead to a dramatic rise in these chemicals being found in the nations waterways. But, there are drop boxes throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire where you can dispose of old medications,...

Proposed Pipeline No Longer Runs Through Pine Island!

Big pipeline news, and GREAT news for MRWC, our partners, people, and wildlife in the Merrimack watershed!The proposed Kinder Morgan lateral pipeline route was revised yesterday, Dec. 8th. See: http://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/File_list.asp?document_id=14277852 The revisions take into account the considerable opposition raised by...

River Cleanup at the Lowell Heritage State Park

Twelve volunteers from UMass Lowell and Lowell High School’s Environmental Club came to Lowell Heritage State Park on the 18th of October and cleaned up 84 pounds of trash about 1/4th of a mile along the Merrimack River. With the...

Merrifest 2014

  Merrifest Event Flyer! Artists Wanted! Application to Participate in Art Show Application to Be a Vendor at Merrifest2014! Become A Sponsor of Merrifest2014! Food Vendors Wanted! Application to Volunteer at Merrifest2014!   Sponsored By          ...

Join Our Board!

We are currently recruiting new Board members for 3+ open positions.  Board members are volunteers actively engaged in the oversight of our nonprofit. Board members use their passion and professional expertise to advance our mission to protect and improve the...

SUPPORT OUR EDUCATION AND TESTING EFFORTS!

    For 37 years, The Merrimack River Watershed Council has worked to make the river cleaner, and taught kids to inspire the next generation of river heroes. The Merrimack River has come a long way since the industrial era;...
CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND RIVER CLEANUP!

CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND RIVER CLEANUP!

          This Saturday, Oct. 13th, the Merrimack River Watershed Council received a Certificate  of Special Congressional Recognition from  Congresswoman Niki Tsongas "for our continued dedication and commitment to cleaning and monitoring the Merrrimack River, and for...