Flood control, landscape restoration, water quality improvement, historic preservation, habitat enhancement: the Restoration Project is a vital collaboration of federal, state, city, and town partners.
Photo: Adine Storer
The current work includes dredging the Muddy River and restoring the adjoining landscape. The US Army Corps provides periodic updates.
Photo: Courtney Allender
The Muddy River parks remain open and accessible while our treasured urban waterway and its ecosystems are improved. What's happening in your park?
Photo: Jonathan Cohn
The citizen-led MMOC provides independent monitoring of construction activity and works with Project partners to ensure long-term sustainability.
Photo: Damien Hickey
“...the preservation of the present channel...[will] make it permanently attractive and wholesome, and an element of constantly increasing advantage to the neighborhood.”
Frederick Law Olmsted, 1880

THE MUDDY RIVER RESTORATION PROJECT MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

PUBLIC OVERSIGHT REIMAGINED

Project Updates

What's Happening Now?

The MMOC Announces its Annual Meeting: Registration is Open!

Join us for Public Oversight Reimagined on Wednesday evening, April 26th. Our Annual Meeting will coincide with the near completion of the historic Muddy River Restoration Project. We will also celebrate the birthday of visionary landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Where: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston When: April 26,

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Happy Thanksgiving 2022!

With the completion of the historic Muddy River Restoration Project in sight, we are grateful for the community advocates and friends groups who came together

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THE FIVE GOALS OF THE MUDDY RIVER RESTORATION PROJECT

Flood Damage Reduction

Photo: Matt Eddy, MMOC

Water Quality Improvement

Photo: Julia Hopkins, CRWA

Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Enhancement

Photo: Courtney Allender

Historic Landscape Rehabilitation

Best Management Practices Implementation

Project Milestones

One of the nation’s most complex environmental restoration projects culminated in the construction of a durable flood risk management channel in 2017. Our Muddy is flowing again!​