Watershed association invites public to meeting

The Nashua River Watershed Association invites the public to its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m., at the Devens (Mass.) Common Center, 31 Andrews Parkway.

Robert Zimmerman Jr., executive director of the Charles River Watershed Association, will give the keynote address on "Urban Water Transformation: Innovation to Protect Water Resources in an Age of Climate Change."

During Zimmerman’s tenure, the CRWA has become a nationally recognized authority on the science of water in urban watersheds, addressing stormwater pollution, water quality and quantity, habitat protection and restoration, sustainability, the economics of water infrastructure transformation, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

The Charles River and CRWA were the 2011 winners of the International River Foundation’s Thiess International Riverprize.

The NRWA will present its 2015 NRWA Conservation and Education Awards. Thes Land and Water Conservation Award will be presented to Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau and Nashua resident John Fisher. Susan Edwards, a filmmaker from Pepperell, Mass., will be presented the Environmental Education Award.

The event includes dessert. Tickets are $20. The business meeting and speaking portions can be attended for free.

Reservations are required by Nov. 4 at www.NashuaRiverWatershed.org, under Programs & Events, or by calling 1-978-448-0299.