This is a very special year. On October 2, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations. This year we celebrate it's 50th anniversary. Thanks to the Wild and Scenic Act,the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers have been protected for future generations. Join the celebration this year. Save these dates and look for more information soon!
Two more upcoming celebrations:
Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers Exhibit: Nov 1 through Nov 29th, Wayland Free Public Library
Sudbury Valley Nature Photographers will exhibit photographs by eleven of their members depicting images of a number of the designated rivers around the country. Among the rivers included will be the Colorado, Verde, Yellowstone, and Virgin, in addition to our own Sudbury, Assabet and Concord. The exhibit will be held in the Raytheon Room of the Wayland Free Public Library, 5 Concord Road, Wayland, MA, from Nov. 1 through Nov. 29. A “meet the artists” reception will be held on Sunday, November 4, from 2:30 until 4:30. The exhibit will be available for viewing during normal library hours, except when an event is taking place in the Raytheon Room.
This Land Is Your Land
A concert commemorating the 50th anniversaries of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act and the National Trails System Act, with new music inspired by American landscapes. Visit Juventas for tickets!
Presented in partnership with the Landscape Music Composers Network, Mass Rivers Alliance, and the National Park Service.
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm
First Church Boston
66 Marlborough St. (at Berkeley St.)
Celebrations that happened this year:
On October 14th, we held a grand celebration at Minute Man National Historical Park and the Old Manse. We celebrated "Conservation in Action" with special explorations, raffles and refreshments, followed by a ceremony and remarks by distinguished guests. Check it out. Held in partnership with: The Trustees, Minute Man National Historical Park, Sudbury Valley Trustees, OARS and the River Stewardship Council
Unveiling of Partnership Rivers Film, OARS Film Festival - March 28th
Patriots Day Parade participation - April 16th
Musketaquid Earth Day Celebration - April 28th
Riverfest - June 16 & 17th
Michael Goodwin Speaks at the Old Manse, Summer Conversation Series - August 2018