Wild & Scenic Rivers: Protecting Outstanding Waterways
An effort is underway to explore whether sections of the
The Nashua River Watershed Association brought the opportunity to explore such a designation to the attention of the communities through which these rivers flow: the Boards of Selectmen in Ayer, Dunstable,
In May, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas filed the bill H.R. 5319, the "Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Act". To announce the introduction of the legislation, the Congresswoman held a press event at NRWA’s
At the end of June, NRWA's Executive Director, Elizabeth Ainsley Campbell, submitted testimony in favor of HR 5319 and spoke at a legislative hearing held at the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C. by the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest and Public Lands.
As the bill moves through the legislative process the NRWA will post updates on this page.
For more information about the Wild & Scenic Rivers program and the potential Study of the