• * Wild & Scenic Celebration!

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    Name: * Wild & Scenic Celebration!
    Date: April 28, 2019
    Event Description:
    Wild & Scenic Celebration!
    Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Bill Ashe Visitor Center Pavilion Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge 80 Hospital Road, Devens MA
     
    All are invited to join in the Celebration of the designation of sections of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers as part of the National Wild and Scenic River System!  Congresswoman Trahan is a confirmed participant, and many other federal, state, and local officials will be joining the townspeople from the eleven participating communities in this historic commemorative event. Come to learn more about what the designation means to our entire region, and come to celebrate this achievement!
     
    At 1:00 p.m., we’ll enjoy light refreshments and social time. The program will begin at 1:30 p.m.  Following the event, there will be guided Nature Walks on beautiful trails near the Bill Ashe Visitor    Center. There will also be a display of native wildlife mounts, and live music. People interested in paddling can bring their own canoes and kayaks; the dock will be in place on the Nashua River. 
     
    There is handicapped parking at the Bill Ashe Visitor Center, and for all other attendees, there will be extensive parking very nearby, and a free shuttle bus.  The Celebration will be held rain or shine.
     
    This event is free and open to all communities – come celebrate!  The Celebration is hosted by the Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee.
     
    Reservations are NOT required, but are appreciated for planning purposes, please RSVP to Al Futterman at the Nashua River Watershed Association, alf@nashuariverwatershed.org. For additional information visit www.WildandScenicNashuaRivers.org or call the NRWA at 978-448-0299.
     
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