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2021 Calendar Photo Contest

We’re looking for landscape and nature photos that show the unique beauty and diversity of the Westport River watershed (i.e. the river, streams, wildlife, plants, etc.). Photos from all seasons are being sought, limit 5 photos per person. To submit

River Center Opening

WRWA’s River Center Commemorative Booklet. This booklet is a chronicle of the construction and renovation project, transforming the old Head Garage to the new River Center, with a brief history of the building dating back to the early 18th century.

Auction Item Preview – WRWA Gala

We are so excited about the August 8th Summer Gala, we couldn’t wait to share more! Check out this preview of live and silent auction items to be featured at the Summer Gala, Saturday, August 8, 2015.  Online registration has

The Shocking Truth About Your Dog’s Poop

Dog Poop. It’s a serious problem. Here’s Why…. Because it contains disease-causing bacteria that can make people sick. Even worse is the knowledge that dog waste may be polluting our drinking water, local swimming areas, and favorite fishing spots. WRWA

Annual Fund Donation

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Sam Tripp Brook Stormwater Project

The Buzzards Bay NEP is working with the Town of Westport to minimize environmental impacts from stormwater on Drift Road which goes into Sam Tripp Brook and then into the upper East Branch of the Westport River. In the fall of

“Don’t Cap It, Clean It”

By now most South Coast residents have driven by the many red “Don’t Cap It, Clean It” signs.  The message appears simple, but the questions surrounding the issue are complex. Boston Environmental Corp.’s absurd proposal to cap the old Cecil

Dartmouth Landfill Capping Proposal Threatens Our Watershed

A recent proposal put forward to the MA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) by the owner of a Dartmouth landfill may potentially harm the Westport River and its environment. This proposal, developed by Boston Environmental Corporation, is to cap a

WRWA Seeking Volunteers for River Day in June, Organizing Meeting February 2, 2013

To celebrate Rivers Month and the summer solstice in June the Westport River Watershed Alliance is hosting their annual River Day festival on Saturday June 22 and new this year a bike ride on Saturday June 8. WRWA is looking

WRWA Appeals Conservation Commission’s Decision

On Friday, December 28, 2012, the Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) requested that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issue a Superseding Order of Resource Area Delineation based on the wetland boundaries accepted by the Westport Conservation Commissions in