• 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

2018 Rubber Ducky Race Winners:

  • 1ST place – #183
  • 2nd place – #305
  • 3rd place – #53
  • 4th place – #351
  • 5th place – #141
  • 6th place – #38
  • 7th place – #675
  • 8th place – #659
  • 9th place – #597
  • 10th place – #234

Stay tuned for upcoming information about Dining for the Watershed


Unification with DRA –

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

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 ~

Celebrating the Land Around Us, Midge Coleman

The Pemaquid Watershed Association Gallery presents the work of Newcastle painter, Midge Coleman from July 16-August 10th. The paintings, in both acrylic and oil, celebrate the wonderful land trust preserves in the mid-coast area. This is the second show for Midge at PWA and she is delighted to return with her new work celebrating the land trusts of both PWA and other trusts in the area.


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

  • UPCOMING PWA EVENTS Summer is in full swing here on the mid-coast and at PWA!  We have several events coming up soon that you won’t want to miss!

    PUFFIN SUNSET CRUISE – Thursday, July … more →

  • PUFFINS at SUNSET CRUISE – RESCHEDULED TO JULY 12 Due to the inclement weather that is forecast for June 28, the Puffin Cruise has been rescheduled to Thursday, July 12th 7 pm.
    Join us for our Puffin Cruise aboard the Hardy … more →
  • 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 →

Click here for more news stories.

PWA’s Environmental Education Programs

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

Beachcombers' Rest Nature Center logo and link
LakeSmart logo and linklead tackle exchange logo and link


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