June 3rd (Sunday) – FRENCH RIVER – “Bridge the Gap” Horseback Ride, 9:30AM , sponsored by the Bay State Trail Riders Association. Benefit ride to raise money for a trail bridge over the French River . Click here or contact Lynn Paretsky at (508) 476-7094 or lynnparesky@aol.com for more info.
June 12th (Tuesday) – WEST RIVER (Blackstone Watershed) – Evening paddle in Uxbridge, 6:15PM, sponsored by the Blackstone Valley Paddlers. You'll have the chance to see lots of wildlife as you paddle upstream through this stretch of clean, clear flatwater. This scenic paddle is suitable for all levels of experience and is part of a series of Tuesday night paddles in the Blackstone Valley. Click here or contact Cheryl at StoneFoxFarm@juno.com or (401) 647-5887 for more info.

June 13th (Wednesday) – QUINSIGAMOND RIVER (Blackstone Watershed) –Sunset Paddle on the Quinsigamond River, 6:30PM - 8:30PM in Grafton, sponsored by Mass. Audubon’s Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary. Put in at the Ekblaw Landing and paddle upstream into the wildlife-rich Snow Marsh. Enjoy the sunset, birds, frogs, and fish as we paddle this beautiful stretch of the river while learning how you can help protect it. This program is part of the Campaign for a Fishable/Swimmable Blackstone River by 2015 series. Directions will be sent upon registration. For ages 10 and up. Fee: $10.00 Adult Members, $12.00 Adult Non-members, $7.00 Child Members, $9.00 Child Non-members. For more information and to register, call Broad Meadow Brook at (508) 753-6087.

June 16th (Saturday) – QUINSIGAMOND RIVER (Blackstone Watershed) – Birding the Quinsig by Canoe, 7:00AM - 9:00AM in Grafton, sponsored by Mass. Audubon’s Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary. Put in at the new Ekblaw Landing at the corner of Worcester Street (Route 122) and Wheeler Road, and paddle upstream to escape into the wonderfully rich Snow Marsh, 30 acres of wetland habitat protected by a partnership of Ducks Unlimited and MassWildlife. Quietly observe birds, dragonflies, frogs, and turtles. Also learn about streambank stabilization and stormwater improvement projects. Fee: Adults $10/M, $12/NM. Canoes and paddling gear provided. Click here or call (508) 753-6087 to sign up or for more info.