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Source "Protected Areas" :World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), a join project of IUCN and UNEP - July 2016

Source Dams Data Base - GRanDv1 : Lehner, B., C. Reidy Liermann, C. Revenga, C. Vorosmarty, B. Fekete, P. Crouzet, P. Doll, M. Endejan, K. Frenken, J. Magome, C. Nilsson, J.C. Robertson, R. Rodel, N. Sindorf, and D. Wisser. 2011. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). GRanDv1

Since October of 1996, the Muddy River has flooded three times, causing damage to residences, businesses, academic, medical and cultural institutions and the public transit system in Boston and Brookline. The objectives of the Muddy River Restoration Project are:

Since 1967, the members, volunteers and staff of Neponset River Watershed Association have led, and continue to lead, an extraordinarily successful campaign to clean up and protect our water, waterways, and watershed lands. "We bring together citizens, scientists, engineers, and local officials to solve real-world problems in your neighborhood"....

One of the country's oldest watershed organizations, Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) was formed in 1965 in response to public concern about the declining condition of the Charles. Since its earliest days of advocacy, CRWA has figured prominently in major clean-up and watershed protection efforts, ...

Division of Ecological Restoration (Massachusetts) on-the-ground work focuses on revitalizing urban rivers and undoing the effects of more than 3000 dams and 40,000 culverts. Dams block fish and wildlife, degrade water quality, and stop the flow of water, sediment, and organic material. Undersized and inappropriately place culverts block fish and wildlife.

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