Will the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers Join the 50 Year Success Story of the National Wild & Scenic Rivers Program?
The public is invited to join in the Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee’s Earth Day celebration of 50 years of the National Wild & Scenic Rivers program, and the exploration of the possible designation of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers as Wild & Scenic. This will be a two-part program with indoor presentations and videos on the topic of Wild & Scenic Rivers, followed by a guided hike at J. Harry Rich State Forest.
Speaker: Jamie Fosburgh, Manager of the National Park Service’s Northeast Rivers Program on the 50 years of success that the National Wild & Scenic River program has enjoyed
Screening: National Park Service’s new short video “River Connections: Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers”
Speaker: Julia Blatt, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance, on the 20 year history of success of the Wild & Scenic Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers
Screening: Study Committee’s short video “Nashua, Squannacook, & Nissitissit Rivers: Wild and Scenic Forever”
PowerPoint: Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee on their 3-year project, that is now culminating with Annual Town Meeting votes in 11 riverfront communities, on the question of designation of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers as Wild & Scenic
Questions, answers, and discussion