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    Events at the Westport River Watershed Alliance

    Summer Gala – August 13

    WRWA’s Summer Gala  – August 13, 2016 – Celebrating 40 Years

    Beautiful ocean views, great food and music, an open bar and a fascinating silent auction-that’s what people call the best party in Westport, the WRWA Summer Gala. This year’s theme is “Happy 40th Anniversary” as WRWA celebrates four decades of protecting the Westport River watershed.  Don’t miss it! The Gala takes place at the former Charlton Estate (access via Atlantic Avenue) at the Nubble, Saturday, August 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. For info call 508-636-3016.
    Purchase your tickets now through July 31, $100 for members, $120 for non-members, prices increase after that date.

    Click Here to make your reservations.

    River Center Update

    BEFORE2The Westport River Watershed Alliance has purchased the historic Head Garage at the Head of Westport to be its permanent headquarters and River Center. After planning and construction, WRWA will be working together for clean water and a healthy river community at its new location on the river. WRWA will empower the public with the knowledge, well-researched scientific data, and practical solutions to address the challenges of water resource protection, restoration, conservation, and sustainability. Click here for more information.

    Extended deadline for Educator Positions

    WRWA is seeking 2 full time Commonwealth Corps members as Environmental Educators, to deliver our Watershed Education Program to children in grades PreK-12, and to launch additional weekend student and family education programs. Commonwealth Corps members with the Westport River Watershed Alliance will serve 10.5 months in a full-time capacity. Applicants should be Massachusetts residents and have a desire to put their talents and ideas to use in the service of their communities and the Commonwealth.

    More information on the positions and how to apply can be found here:
    Position description

    Mission Statement

    The goals of the Westport River Watershed Alliance are to:

    • promote the environmental integrity of the watershed and its coastal environs.
    • to advocate the wise use and preservation of natural resources in the watershed for the aesthetic, recreational, and economic benefit of the citizens of the area.
    • to educate the general public about the interrelationship of our waters, soils, plants, animals, and people.