• 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

Environmental Programs

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

Unification News – It’s Official!

Please note:  as we continue working on the process of unification, you will begin to notice some changes.  All phone calls to the PWA office are being redirected through DRA.  We can be reached by calling either the PWA phone number or the DRA number, but you will reach the DRA office when you call either number.  The desk staff will connect your call to us.

Email addresses are changing as well. You may notice if you receive an email from us that the PWA staff now have DRA email addresses as well as their PWA ones.

And everyone that receives eblasts from PWA will now be receiving them only through DRA.  They will arrive in your inbox via Constant Contact.

Look for more exciting changes in the weeks ahead!

On September 25, PWA members along with members of Damariscotta River Association voted in favor of unifying to become a single conservation organization.

NEW DATE: The unification process has been slightly extended and is expected to be finalized no later than April 2019.

We know you may have questions. Read more about some of the things people have been asking  Questions & Answers.

The following documents will provide you with additional information.   Agreement of Intent to Unify ,   A Case for Unification  and   Member Statement

Read the latest DRA Newsletter on our website by clicking here

Support PWA with these Fundraising Events 


There is still time to make a reservation for the Rustic Italian Dinner with Wine Tasting on Saturday, March 30, 6-9 PM at a lovely late-Victorian farmhouse located in Waldoboro. The evening will begin with a wine tasting then your wine of choice will be served to you with your dinner! Dinner will consist of either Seafood Marinara or a hearty Bolognese.  The cost is only $50 per person and all proceeds benefit PWA.

Watch for more details on other upcoming Dining for the Watershed events in the new year. To register for the Rustic Italian Dinner or for more information  please contact the office at 207-563-1393 or email jharris@damariscottariver.org

Art Show & Sale 

WOOLSCAPES ~ Cathie Stebbins Peterson 

Please note, this show has been extended!

Now on exhibit through February is work by talented fiber artist Cathie Stebbins Peterson of Freeport Maine.  “I love the way it (fiber) feels in my hands, I love how forgiving it is, and I love the colors I can create by blending or layering it”.

Office Closing: Snow Policy –

When the local school district cancels school due to inclement weather and poor driving conditions, we may also close the office. If you need to stop by on snowy days, you will want to call the office at 207-563-1393 before venturing out to see if we are open.  The staff does work at home during snow days and can be reached via email.  Carolyn Shubert – carolyn@pemaquidwatershed.org  Jody Harris – jody@pemaquidwatershed.org

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