Local Residents in Newton & Waltham
We have a growing number of local residents who live on or close to our lovely leg of the Charles River in the Lakes District area who are:
Local Businesses & Non-Profit Organizations
Newton, Waltham and Weston businesses are pitching and we are hopeful our neighboring Wellesley Hills river abutters will join. Some of our recent contributors include:
We are actively seeking new Corporate Citizen's to help this year!
Active River Users
Volunteers and contributors include an eclectic mix of:
College Crew Teams
Vested Community Organizations
We are starting to reach out to other community organizations with shared interests; some of those identified so far include:
Charles River Alliance of Boaters (CRAB)
Fishing Communities such as Stripers Online Massachusetts forum
Local colleges and universities for research and volunteer support
Do you lnow of related organizations who may have shared interests that we should partner with on education, communication, etc?.If so, let us know!
CANOE is actively working with key local officials including:
Newton Mayor Setti Warren
Newton Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, Bob DeRubeis
Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy
Conservation Commissions from Waltham, Weston, and Newton have been very supportive.
CANOE also works actively with our key State constituents:
Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF)
Senator Cynthia Creem
Local Legislators: Rep. Kay Khan, who recently introduced a budget amendment to fund mechanical harvesting in the Lakes District; as well as Waltham legislators Thomas Stanley, John Lawn and Susan Fargo.
Lakes and Ponds Division of the Department of Conservation and Recreation.