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The Jones River Watershed Association

Work 55 Landing Road Kingston MA 02364 Work Phone: 781-585-2322

Biography

The Jones River Watershed Association…

is a non-profit, member-based environmental organization established to protect, enhance and restore the quality of the natural resources in Southeastern Massachusetts, in particular the Jones River and Cape Cod Bay, for present and future generations, while cultivating effective stewardship of our regional environment through science, advocacy, and education.

Connecting contemporary coastal Massachusetts to its environment since 1985.

Our Mission…

to protect, enhance and restore the quality of the natural resources in Southeastern Massachusetts, in particular the Jones River and Cape Cod Bay, for present and future generations, while cultivating effective stewardship of our regional environment through science, advocacy, and education.

Postcard of an idyllic view of the Landing, circa 1910. George Shiverick’s boat shop, part of today’s Jones River Landing, is to the right of the Drew house.

Colonial development along the Jones River favored major iron works and shipping industries. The Jones River powered some of the most productive early businesses; sawmills, anchor works, tool making, tack factories, agriculture and eventually woolen factories.

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