Category: News & Events

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.

Electronics Recycling- New Date

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Time: 9 – 11 AM Location: Town Hall parking lot on Main Road in Westport Items accepted: Computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, routers, PDA’s, cell phones, mice, keyboards, inkjet printers, plastic speakers, toner cartridges, CD/DVD players,

WRWA Summer Concert

Date: July 11, 2020Time: gates open at 5pmLocation: Westport Rivers Vineyard This summer’s concert presented with the Narrows Center for the Arts will feature the Amy Helm Band. Opening act will be Brian Dunne. This is WRWA’s 5th Annual summer

2020 Summer Internships

Become one of our WRWA summer interns! The Westport River Watershed Alliance is seeking two qualified candidates to fill a seasonal, summer internship position.  Preference given to current UMass Dartmouth or BCC students for this grant funded internship sponsored by Baycoast

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

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

Local Students Help with Dune Restoration Project

November 5, 2012 Five local schools fromFall River,Westport, and Dartmouth have participated in a field study exploring the dunes at Cherry & Webb Beach in partnership with the Westport River Watershed Alliance.  The field study was part of the Dune

Westport River Watershed Alliance Receives Cultural Council Grant

Westport– The Westport River Watershed Alliance has been awarded a matching grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC).  Public funding such as MCC’s plays a vital role for organizations as it allows the organization to leverage new money and also