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 work has included dredging the Muddy River and restoring the adjoining landscape. The US Army Corps has provided regular updates.
Photo: Courtney Allender
The work has included dredging the Muddy River and restoring the adjoining landscape. The US Army Corps has provided regular updates.
Photo: Courtney Allender
The Muddy River parks have remained open and accessible while our treasured urban waterway and its ecosystems were improved. What's happening in your park?
Photo: Jonathan Cohn
The citizen-led MMOC has provided 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 18th Annual Muddy River Symposium: Fenway News Spotlight

Kudos to The Fenway News and contributor Leslie Pond for in-depth coverage of the April 10th Muddy River Symposium, a partnership between the MMOC and the Colleges of the Fenway. Pond’s article highlights the newly established Frances Allou Gershwin Local Social Action Award, inaugurated this year to honor student research

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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!​