Category Archives: River walks

2017 Winter News

It’s been three months since we last corresponded with you, dear MRGI supporters, and, after a Dam Walk and wonderful winter celebration to cap off a productive 2016, we’ve caught our breath and are ready to head into springtime. The … Continue reading

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Florence Riverwalk October 1

Florence Riverwalk Oct. 1 Join us for the inaugural riverwalk celebrating the new Florence Self-Guided Tour Brochure! Saturday October 1st 10:00 am to 11:30 am Meet at the Nonotuck Mill parking lot across Nonotuck St. from ChemiPlastica (do not park at … Continue reading

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A Stunning Spring and Summer Ahead

We’re thrilled to announce a series of great initiatives this spring and summer: LET’S TACKLE INVASIVES ALONG OUR RIVER! We’re delighted to make available a new guide for land stewards in the Mill River watershed, “Making Room for Native Plants … Continue reading

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Florence Riverwalks 8/15 and 9/26

Get ready for some high summer fun on the two Florence riverwalks and prepare for a fantastic fall! The Florence I riverwalk from Maines Field to Meadow St. Bridge will be led by Wendy Sinton of the Sojourner Truth Memorial … Continue reading

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Interactive Map for the Hidden Mill Riverwalk

Here’s an amazing interactive map for the Mill Riverwalk from Paradise Pond to Old South Street.  Check it out and send us your feedback at info@millrivergreenway.org Thanks to the incredible work of Victoria Beckley and Jon Caris at the Spatial … Continue reading

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Leeds Rail Trail Closing in July

Construction of the MassCentral Rail Trail extension will begin in Leeds in the middle of July, precise date to be determined. During much of the construction, the existing and new section of the trail north of Florence Street/Mulberry Street and … Continue reading

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New T-Shirts and MRGI in the News

First, check out these fabulous MRGI t-shirts designed by the extraordinary Rob Stewart and Damia Cavallari of Transit Authority Figures.  They come in black or green, sizes small to extra large, and you can buy one for $20 at any … Continue reading

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Riverwalks 2015 July-September

Hello Friends! We’re delighted to announce the next set of Mill River walks for 2015.  Please email us at info@millrivergreenway.org to reserve your spots.  Every walk so far has been full with a waiting list, so register early! All walks … Continue reading

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A Glorious Paddle at Arcadia

Thanks to Dave McLean, Jonah Keane and all the folks at MassAudubon’s Arcadia Refuge, the MRGI folks had a wonderful Sunday morning exploring the floodplain forest.  How lucky we are to have such natural beauty and expert guides so close … Continue reading

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Two April Opportunities

Here are two imminent April events! April 18 Bay State Sustainability Fair 1:00-4:00 with a pair of riverwalks on Mill River historic sites. BSVA_SustainabilityFairFlyerPE April 27th at 7:30 P.M.: A UMass Amherst project for an outdoor exhibit in Florence at … Continue reading

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