Mystic River Watershed Association


Massachusetts Water Resource Management Water Quality Wastewater Management Construction / Demolition Science / Research


The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) was founded in 1972 with a mission to protect and restore the Mystic River, its tributaries and watershed lands for the benefit of present and future generations and to celebrate the value, importance and great beauty of these natural resources. Our vision is a vibrant, healthy and resilient Mystic River watershed for the benefit of all our community members. To achieve this, the Mystic River Watershed Association is protecting water quality, restoring important habitat, building climate resilience, transforming parks and paths, and inspiring youth and community members.



Julie Wormser
Senior Policy Advisor

Sushant Bajracharya
Mystic Ambassador

Amber Christoffersen
Greenways Director

Daria Clark
Engagement Manager

Elorpheton Deneus
Development Manager

Climate Resilience Fellow

Melanie Garate
Climate Resilience Manager

Patrick Herron
Executive Director

Andy Hrycyna
Watershed Scientist

Michelle Liebetreu
Deputy Director of External Relations

Alejandra Narváez
Operations Manager

Catherine Pedemonti
Environmental Resiliency Manager

Marissa Zampino
Community Organizer

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