Hike the Town of Ashby's Blood Hill and Wiita Conservation Property

Sunday, November 23, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in Ashby, MA

Join Martha Morgan, Nashua River Watershed Association's Water Programs Director, and Cedwyn Morgan, geologist & Blood Hill Management Committee member, to explore the trails on Blood Hill and the Wiita Conservation Property on Sunday, November 23rd. The walk will highlight the natural resources found on this Town conservation property and the area at large. This location was chosen given its close proximity to the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline route which would impact the resources we will see. Meet at the end of Luke Road at the Blood Hill trailhead. For the comfort of all, no dogs are allowed. Free and open to the public. This hike will be held rain or shine, but may be cancelled in the event of extreme inclement weather. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Secrets of Snake Hill: Free NRWA Family Adventure Hike

Sunday, November 23, 2014, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Groton, MA

Looking for a fun family adventure close to home while getting some exercise before the busy holiday season begins? Fall is a beautiful time to get outdoors here in our watershed. Join NRWA for our free "Secrets
of Snake Hill" free family adventure hike on Sunday, November 23 in Groton, MA. On this naturalist-led hike, we'll explore the trails on Snake Hill, home to an unusual collection of flora and fauna due to its unique soils and rocky terrain. We'll look for signs of wildlife like bobcat, fox, and turkeys. Your guide will be Stacey Chilcoat, NRWA's River Classroom Director. Moderate pace with some uphill rocky trails; best suited for ages 11 and older. Hiking boots or shoes and water bottles recommended. This program is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required; exact meeting location and directions will be provided upon registration. To pre-register, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


NRWA 2014 Holiday Online Auction:

Donate Now—Shop Later—Do Good

The Nashua River Watershed Association is busily organizing its 2014 Holiday Online Auction which begins November 20th and ends on December 5th. This is a fun way to do your holiday shopping! Find interesting gifts and feel good knowing proceeds support the NRWA.

We're currently accepting donations. You can help NRWA make this auction a success—a great auction needs great items! Can you donate sports tickets, jewelry, electronics, professional services, or gift certificates? See our Wish List.  Donate an Item to the Auction Now using our online form, or complete and return our Printable Form.

Do you own a business? This is a powerful opportunity to advertise to thousands of local residents and a broader online audience nation-wide. Your business logo and a hyperlink to your website appear on the auction website alongside your donated item. Our online auction runs during the peak of the holiday shopping season encompassing Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and #GivingTuesday.

The donation deadline is November 17th. Donate an item now and support the work of the NRWA in your community and beyond. If you'd like to donate or have questions, please contact Pam Gilfillan, NRWA Development Associate, at (978) 448-0299, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Visit our online auction today, where you can sign up to receive auction Email Updates. Be sure to start bidding on November 20th!