Monthly Archives: June 2015

Butt Ugly

What would you guess is the most collected litter at Pemaquid Watershed Association’s annual cleanup around Pemaquid Point? Beverage cans and bottles? Food wrappers? Plastic bags? Wrong. Twice as many cigarette butts are picked up than all those other types … Continue reading

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ARTISAN-CRAFTED WALKING STICKS SUPPORT PWA

Thanks to the expert wood craftsmanship of an anonymous local artist, Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) offers handmade walking sticks in varnished maple or cherry, made from fallen branches on PWA nature preserves. Each walking stick has a leather wrist holder, … Continue reading

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Paddle to Little (Outer) Thrumcap Island and Damariscotta Lake

The Pemaquid Watershed Association PWA Paddlers is offering a choice of either salt or fresh water paddles on Sunday (note not usual day), July 5, at 10 AM. Paddlers should arrive 20 minutes prior to launch. The destination of the … Continue reading

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SEA GLASS WIREWRAPPING WORKSHOP

The public is invited to be creative with sea glass at a Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 10, rain or shine. Lynne Thompson will guide participants in the exploration of the art … Continue reading

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RUBBER DUCKY RIVER RACE THIS SATURDAY!

This Saturday, July 4, at around 3:50 p.m. (rain or shine), the Damariscotta River will be overtaken by over 600 little yellow rubber duckies eager to win first place in Pemaquid Watershed Association’s 11th Annual Rubber Ducky River Race. The … Continue reading

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BEACHCOMBERS’ REST NATURE CENTER OPENS FOR THE SEASON

Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center will be open for its 12th season on Tuesdays through Saturdays July 7 to August 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Located in a small room in the pavilion at Pemaquid Beach Park, … Continue reading

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Forest Management in Practice – Bearce Allen Preserve

Bearce Allen Preserve

On Sunday, June 28, discover the impact, now and in the future, of the recent timber harvest in keeping with the forest management plan at Bearce Allen Preserve with forester, Peter Hannah and PWA Preserve Stewards, Joan and Roger Panek. … Continue reading

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PWA to Paddle the St. George & Oyster Rivers

The Pemaquid Watershed Association Paddlers will paddle the St. George & Oyster Rivers in Thomaston Saturday June 27, at 10 AM (please arrive 20 minutes prior). Directions: Take Route 1 North to the traffic light in Thomaston turning right onto … Continue reading

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PEMAQUID WATERSHED ASSOCIATION RECEIVES $2400 GRANT

Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) recently received a $2,400 grant from the Saxifrage Opportunity Grants Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to support innovations. This grant will enable PWA to put the finishing touches on its new web site www.pemaquidwatershed.org The … Continue reading

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“Eye Catches from Here to There” Art Exhibit at PWA

The public is invited to hurry in to view Kerstin Chapman’s artwork at the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) office gallery in downtown Damariscotta before it ends on July 3. Her “Eye Catches from Here to There” exhibit features over 20 … Continue reading

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