The Charles River Watershed Association will celebrate the migration of herring up the Charles River in Watertown on Wednesday.
The Spring Herring Run Celebration will be held on May 17 at 6 p.m. at the Watertown Dam.
The CRWA sent out the following announcement:
Did you know, each Spring, thousands of migratory fish return to spawn in the lakes, ponds, and tributaries of our river? Join us for a short walk along the Charles River to witness this extraordinary migration + learn why we advocate for the removal of Watertown Dam to restore the ecosystem.
Join us for a short walk along the Charles River to witness this extraordinary migration and learn why we advocate for the removal of Watertown Dam to restore the ecosystem.
Speakers include River Science & Restoration Program Manager Lisa Kumpf, Climate Resilience Specialist Robert Kearns, and Hartman Deetz of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to see the Voices of A Resilient River Project, an art installation created in collaboration with students from the Brandeis University Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation Design Lab and artist Andy Li.
Meet by the Watertown Dam overlook off Pleasant Street!