Calendar of Events

Volunteer Week

The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) is hosting April Vacation Volunteer Week, April 19-23, 2021. There will be opportunities to volunteer outdoors all week long! All volunteers must be 12-18 years old to register, and masks will be required. Volunteer Week aligns with WRWA’s mission to protect the integrity of the Westport River Watershed and to educate the public on the interrelationships of the watershed. 

 

Monday, April 19th: Join us at East Beach for a beach cleanup. 

Tuesday, April 20th: Bring your smartphone on a hike through Mill Pond and help us log pictures of the local biodiversity for scientists on the app Seek. 

Wednesday, April 21st: Cleanup the rain garden with us at the head of Westport. 

Thursday and Friday, April 22nd and 23rd: Join us at the WRWA office, to help us transform the lawn into a pollinator garden. 

 

Registration is required to attend. To register for any event, please email ccservicemember@wrwa.com.

Beauty of Westport

The Beauty of Westport Photo Sales to benefit the Westport River Watershed Alliance.

WRWA has enjoyed the generosity of local artists for many years as they provide their beautiful images to our organization for the annual calendar and for sale at the annual Summer Gala.  Now you can order these images on canvas frame or as a mounted print and they will be delivered directly to your door.

This offering will help raise funds for WRWA during this time when we have had to cancel many of our important fundraising events, and it serves to remind us all of the beauty and power of nature.  We are fortunate to live and work in such a beautiful place!

We can offer a much larger selection of photographs, mounting and sizes by special order- call 508-636-3016 x 1003 or email outreach@wrwa.com.

Photograph offerings will be changed seasonally. 

View the latest photographs:

July Sunrise-Steve Connors

Picture 1 of 3

 

Seasonal Photo – Canvas Print on Frame

Seasonal Photo Matted Print

 

Spring Beach Cleanup

Date: May 8, 2021

Time: 10am-12pm

Location: Westport Town Beach, Cherry and Webb Lane

 

Join the Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) Saturday,
May 8 for its annual Spring Beach Cleanup. To participate in
the cleanup meet at 10 a.m. at the parking lot of Cherry and Webb Beach (Town Beach). WRWA will distribute gloves and bags for cleaning trash. Wear masks and practice social distancing.
For information, call WRWA at 508-636-3016 or email Steve at outreach@wrwa.com

WRWA’s Annual Art Show

This year’s annual art show will be different from previous years due to the Covid pandemic.  It will take place both on-line and at our River Center.  All artwork can be viewed in person by appointment, and works will be on our auction page where they can be viewed and bid upon any time.

The show, “Finding Solace in Art and Nature” features over thirty local artists, and will run from April 7-May 1st, 2021.  It is part of WRWA’s continuing series Celebrate WOW! The Wonders of the Watershed.

The WRWA Annual Art Show and Auction is now online at 32auctions.com/WRWA2021ART.
Simply use this link to view the show, and to enable bidding on artwork create an account with your email and a password.

To see the show in person, you can call ahead for an appointment at 508-636-3016 x 1003 or email outreach@wrwa.com .