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ITS HERE! The TRWA 2016 Tide Calendar


Its Here! The 2016 Taunton River Tide Calendar is now available for purchase. Our calendar features daily tidal data and Taunton River watershed photographs from of 26 area photographers and nature enthusiasts. Click here for links on where to purchase the calendars. Click here for links on entering the 2017 Calendar Photography Contest.

Our winners are:
Main Cover Image:
“King of the Hill,” Dighton, MA – David Ennis

“Winter Sunset,” Taunton River, Raynham, MA – Mark Genovese

“Muskrat on Ice,” Norfolk, MA – Sarah Keates

“Becalmed,” Long Pond, Lakeville, MA – Sally Spooner

“Curious Titmouse,” Norfolk, MA – Ruth Douillette

“Taunton River Reflections,” Bridgewater, MA – Sheila Lynds

“Turtles Sunbathing,” Gertrude M. Boyden Wildlife Sanctuary, Taunton, MA – David Ennis

“Evening Kayaks,” Hathaway Park, Assonet, MA – Mark Genovese

“Great Spangled Fritillary Butterflies on a Butterfly Bush,” Berkley, MA – Barbara Tomawski

“Rattlesnake Brook at Tidewater,” Assonet, MA – Barry French

“Cedar Waxwing Eating Winter Berries in Fall,” Berkley, MA – Barbara Tomawski

“Night Bridge,” Oliver Mill Park, Middleborough, MA – Mark Genovese

“Juvenile Male Cardinal on Branch in Winter,” Berkley, MA – Barbara Tomawski

The calendar also features the photographic work of:

Nancy Brown, Jean Chisser, Bernard Cresswick, Deborah Sharples DeCambra, Tricia Gordon, Ellen Hansen, Joe Kennedy, Paul Lauenstein, Carol Longo, Anna O’Keefe, Vicki Pavao, Emma Ross, Kathleen Tasca, Ronald Tomawski, Mike Walsh, and Graham Watson.

12 months


You can purchase copies of the calendar through the TRWA at their River Center offices at the Gertrude M. Boyden Wildlife Refuge on Cohannet Street, Taunton MA. (Please call ahead at 508-828-1101 as we have reduced office hours.) You can also purchase copies at the TRWA’s annual meeting on Saturday, October 24, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Bristol County Agricultural High School, 135 Center Street, Dighton, MA. Copies sold through the TRWA are discounted to $15.

For a limited time, you can also purchase copies of the calendar at Readmore Books, 330 Winthrop Street, Taunton. Their website is

Readmore Books

Lastly, you can also purchase a copy online. The print-on-demand website can print your custom calendar starting with any month in the year so you can create a calendar that runs from different months of the year throughout the year. You can change the tide stations to send it to friends and family across the country, you can even upload your own photographs. To walk you through the order, we've created a .pdf instruction sheet. Online copies cost $19.99, price includes shipping and handling. $10 of that cost goes directly to the TRWA.

Order your copy online today by Clicking on the link below or visiting!


Need help with the online order? For step by step ordering instructions, click here for a printable .pdf sheet.

Enter Our 2017 Photography Contest!

Enter Our 2017 Photography Contest!

The 2017 contest is open starting now. We’re taking submissions from all, amateur and professional, young and old.  Photographs must be of wild life, scenery, or recreational activities SHOT WITHIN the Taunton River Watershed related to water use and conservation in the watershed.  Photographs must be taken within the last five years and must be the sole property of the submitting party.

For now, you can use the 2016 submission guidelines (click here.)
Click here for a listing of communities within the watershed.



508-828-1101 • TRWA, P.O. Box 1116, Taunton MA 02780   —   The TRWA River Center, Gertrude Boyden Refuge, 1298 Cohannet Street