• lady slippers in the woods

Discover the natural riches of the Pemaquid Peninsula


join a guided hike on a Preserve

join a guided Paddle & check for weather-related cancellations

access the water

retreat- stay at a rustic cabin



What’s Happening Now at PWA:

As PWA & DRA continue to explore opportunities for collaboration and unification, we have scheduled informational meetings for members.


Important Members Meetings – Both PWA & DRA will be holding Informational Meetings at the same time for all of their members, Tuesday, June 19. You can attend both meetings as there will be two presentations, the first at 4:30 & the next at 5:30. The meeting for DRA members will be at Darrows Barn and the PWA meeting will be at the business office.

The following documents are available for more information: Member Statement, Memorandum of Understanding MOU,  and  Joint Press Release.

Members of the PWA/DRA Collaboration Study Team.  From left: Jim Hatch, Peter Lawrence, Michael Kane, Sandi Day, Steven Hufnagel, & Joel Russ (not pictured: Carolyn McKeon & Joy Vaughan).


Current Art Show & Sale ~

Magical Adaptation in Nature, works by Marnie Sinclair

Don’t miss this show of sculptures and mixed media pieces now on exhibit through July 13 in our Office Gallery.    Save the date for the artist reception for Sinclair at the PWA office gallery on Friday, June 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sinclair will give a short environmental talk at the reception and will have her book, Balance & Imbalance: A Celebration of Nature and a Call to Action on sale. To see more of Marnie’s wonderful work visit her website Marnie Sinclair.

Watershed Updates:

Bristol Mills Dam – Please click here for information about and from the Bristol Mills Dam Advisory Committee.

There is a binder at the Bristol Town Hall for viewing onsite that contains all the materials relevant to the dam feasibility study. To read the Bristol Mills Dam Feasibility Report Introduction click here. To read the complete 277-page report visit the town website:  Bristol Dam Feasibility Final Report

PWA will continue to be committed to maintaining the water quality of the ponds and the health of the watershed along the Pemaquid River system in accordance with the mission to conserve the natural resources of the Pemaquid peninsula region through land and water stewardship and education.

Watershed News

  • PARTY ON THE PIER Our signature event, Party on the Pier,  kicks off the 2018 summer season on June 21!  Join us at the Contented Sole on Pemaquid Harbor for a dazzling evening on … more →
  • PADDLE SPORTS USED EQUIPMENT SALE On Saturday, June 16, the Paddlers will host a “Used Paddle Sports Equipment Sale” at the PWA office from 1 – 4 p.m.
    Anyone with used paddle sports equipment is welcome … more →
  • Paddler’s 2018 Schedule is Now Available The 2018 Paddler’s schedule has been posted on our website! Many of you have been anxiously awaiting it, so we want you to know that it has arrived.  There are so … more →

Click here for more news stories.

PWA’s Environmental Education Programs

Click on an image to learn more about these education initiatives.

Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful logoBeachcombers' Rest Nature Center logo and link
LakeSmart logo and linklead tackle exchange logo and link


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