Category Archives: Watershed News

PWA offers educational FUN Watershed Bus Tour. What is a watershed anyway?

On Saturday, May 14, Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) will conduct a tour of the watershed to highlight some of the important properties that are protected by the land trust. After climbing on board a comfortable bus there will be an … Continue reading

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Donna Minnis Honored

Members of the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA), as well as the organization’s staff and Board of Directors and members of the public, gathered recently to celebrate the tenure of Donna Minnis as Executive Director of PWA. For the past decade, … Continue reading

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New Nature Preserve in Bristol

To protect the property’s natural state and to make it available for public enjoyment, Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) recently accepted a gift of land from Dr. William Scott Long.  The 44.5 acres of undeveloped forestland on the west side of … Continue reading

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PWA Gallery to feature Artist Lee Cheever

Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) is pleased to present midcoast artist, Lee Cheever in a mixed media art show, …Wood to Waters. This show will exhibit two and three dimensional work in wood, ceramic, drawings and photographs. All work will be … Continue reading

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INVASIVE FOREST PEST WORKSHOP

Invasive Forest Pest Workshop – free Wednesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at Midcoast Conservancy, 36 Water St, Wiscasset. From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. there will be an optional one-hour site visit to a hemlock stand at Cushman … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: Pemaquid Peninsula Litter Cleanups

There’s something strange in the neighborhood. I’ve started noticing pickle jars alongside a few roads on the peninsula. Large, empty, glass, Vlasic pickle jars. It’s anyone’s guess how they got there or what else is lurking along our roadways, but … Continue reading

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PEMIQUID WATERSHED WELCOMES AUDREY BECHLER’S SHOWCASE

Washington’s Birthday starts a new showcase of fine art at Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) featuring the works of Audrey Bechler. PWA is hosting a reception for Bechler on Friday, March 4, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at their office suite, … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: The Trouble with Litter

According to the 2009 litter survey by Keep America Beautiful (KAB), more than 51 billion pieces of litter appear alongside American roads each year — 6,729 items per mile of roadway! In the 40 years between KAB’s 1969 study and … Continue reading

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PWA’s KEEP PEMAQUID PENINSULA BEAUTIFUL EARNS AWARD

Pemaquid Watershed Association’s Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful initiative received a President Circle Award from Keep America Beautiful (KAB). The award recognizes exemplary performance made by certified KAB affiliates in building and sustaining vibrant communities. Specifically, Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful has … Continue reading

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“WET-ON-WET” PAINTINGS by STEADMAN at PWA

The public is invited to view an exhibit of paintings by Damariscotta artist Polly Steadman at the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) office gallery in downtown Damariscotta until February 19. Largely self-taught, Steadman has been painting in oils since high school. … Continue reading

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