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Registration is now open
for the 6th Annual Run for the Beach 5K! Sunday, June 14, 2015

Download registration form (PDF 290KB)

For details of the race and sponsorship opportunities

"Coastsweep in the Spring"

Join us! RSVP if possible-978-741-7900 or info@salemsound.org


Friday, May 22 - Goldthwait Marsh, Marblehead MA - 9:30 am

It is time once more to remove the invasive plant, perrenial pepperweed, from the marsh edge. If you like to pull weeds, you will find this very satisfying work, and we greatly appreciate your help.

Everything you ever wanted to know about pepperweed.

Ways to flood proof your home and save money in the long-run!

Thursday, May 21, 7:00 - 8:30pm

St. Anne School, 9 Cleveland Street, Salem

Julia Knisel, MA Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Coastal Shoreline & Floodplain Manager, will share her knowledge of how to reduce the chances of property being damaged by flood waters.

Barbara Warren, SSCW director and MassBays regional coordinator, will discuss ways to slow the flow of rainwater around your home.

OPEN to the PUBLIC from any community. If you have flooding problems, come to this meeting.

This meeting is part of the City of Salem's MA CZM Coastal Resiliency grant.  


Paint for the Park!
Artists Wanted for Trash Barrel Beautification Project!

Artists are invited to submit designs that will draw attention to the trash barrels at Salem Willows Park. Selected designs will be painted by the artists on one "painting day." Paints supplied.
Deadline for submissions is May 29, 2015.

Here is all the info you need to apply.

Teacher Summer Institute, August, 2015


Experience "Place" Like Never Before

Immerse yourself in a week of place-based learning around the local habitats in the coastal watershed of Salem Sound. You will learn to use the outdoors as a means of delivering your teaching goals and providing opportunities for your students to experience science in their local community, making authentic connections and gaining deeper understandings.
Summer Institute Registration
fee $250 and earn 28 PDPs.
An additional fee of $275 to Salem State University to earn
3 graduate credits (67.5 PDPs).

For more info, see PDF flyer or go to School to Sea.


Make Waves

Become a MEMBER of Salem Sound Coastwatch -
Leading the Way to a Healthier Sea and Shore!

Consider becoming a Sustaining Member with monthly or quarterly recurring online donations.

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SSCW is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Donations to SSCW are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Learn more about the programs your membership donation will be supporting.


Talking Trash for Clean Oceans!

Check out our new marine debris campaign funded by NOAA Marine Debris Prevention through Education and Outreach.

Paint for the Park! is one of our service projects for Talking Trash for Clean Oceans.
Artists Join Us. Here is all the info you need to apply.


Underwater in Salem Sound Lecture Series completed

Thank you, Dr. Lindley Hanson, Beach Geology; Dr. Sara Grady, presenter on"Horseshoe Crabs - The Ancient Blue Bloods" and Ted Maney, presenter on "On the Rocks - Life Underwater"

We look forward to partnering with the Marblehead Abott Library in 2016 for our 4th year. Thank you, Abott Library.


See how much we accomplish
Year in Review 2013 and Year in Review 2012.
2014 - 2015 Community Report coming soon.

Enjoy reading about Salem Sound Coastwatch in the North Shore Magazine July 2014 (2.7MB)


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