KINGSTON — Last fall, as part of the celebration of the removal of a dam on the historic Jones River, Jones River Watershed Association Executive Director Pine duBois spoke of her organization’s – and her personal – ongoing education on the unseen connections between the health of the river and the health of other connected bodies of water.

They can remove dams and sources of pollution on the river, duBois said, but if the organization wanted to ensure the river’s health well into the future, it needed to look beyond the river to its headwaters, Silver Lake, and to its connections to Cape Cod Bay.

Today that broader vision has brought the JRWA into conflict with a powerful corporate entity and the federal government. Read more: Kingston, MA – Frank Mand, Wicked Local Kingston – Jones River Watershed Association claims Pilgrim power plant endangers Cape Cod Bay life