The fearless leader of the BRWA, Linda is a lifelong resident of Weymouth and has forged partnerships with town officials and politicians with a gracious tamerity that is most fitting considering she was a student of our founder, Mary Toomey.
Robert has worked with the BRWA for years and brings his scientific expertise to the association. With an unwavering dedication and focus, Robert was instrumental in bringing the publication , "The Ecology of the Weymouth Back River" to life.
Phil is a life long resident of Weymouth and is a Herring Warden for the Town of Weymouth. Phil has worked tirelessly for decades to ensure the viability and productivity of the run. You can always find Phil along the run during the herring season. (April - December)
A lifelong resident of Hingham fond of kayaking on the Back River, Elaine has been a long standing member of the association and has worked as Treasurer to ensure the adminstration of the association is handled.
Mary Anne, after seeing the cutting
of 60 trees, branches, and underbrush on the banks of the Back River, and recognized this as a violation of the state Wetlands and Rivers Protection Act that says no alterations (destruction of vegetation) within 100' of a riverbank, sought out Mary Toomey to discuss the situation. Mary Ann found out the Association was not active and was instrumental in reviving it and finding Linda DiAngelo to take the helm. .
Tricia's lifelong interest in natural heritage has gotten her a seat at numerous discussions about Whitmans Pond and the herring run at the Statehouse bringing awareness of the importance of the herring run.
Thanks to all who have worked on cleanups, advocated for funding and worked on the publication of "The Ecology of the Weymouth Back River".
The Back River Watershed Association is a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt organization formed to preserve , protect and promote the Back River and its watershed in Weymouth, Hingham and parts of Abington, Rockland and Braintree.