Calendar of Events

 Winter Speaker Series

Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute
Date:  January 19, 2023
Location: WRWA’s River Center, and on line with Zoom
Time: 4 p.m.
Price: free

January 19, 4 p.m. Richard Heinberg is a Senior Fellow at Post Carbon
Institute and is the author of  POWER: LIMITS AND PROSPECTS FOR HUMAN SURVIVAL, along with hundreds of essays and articles.

Richard Heinberg is the author of fourteen books, including some of the seminal works on society’s current energy and environmental sustainability crisis.

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Winter Speaker Series

Nicholas P Sullivan, author of The Blue Revolution
Date:  February 9, 2023
Location: WRWA’s River Center, and on line with Zoom
Time: 4 p.m.
Price: free

Partners Village Store and Westport River Watershed Alliance will present author Nicholas P. Sullivan for a discussion of his new book The Blue Revolution.

In a fast-growing world where more people are eating more fish than ever before, The Blue Revolution brings encouraging news for conservationists and seafood lovers about the transformation of an industry historically averse to change, and it presents fresh inspiration for entrepreneurs and investors eager for new opportunities in a blue-green economy.

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 WRWA’s 10th Annual Winter Art Show and Auction

Date: Feb. 17 – 25, 2023
Location: Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA
Time: Daily 12-4
Price: Free to attend

Description: WRWA’s 10th Winter Art Show at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery. Over 40 local and regional artists contribute to this well-respected art show. New artists welcome to join in. Contact WRWA at

WRWA’s 10th Annual Winter Art Show “Reflections”
Opens Friday, February 17 and runs to Saturday, February 25
Daily 12 noon to 4 pm
Features art works from 40 regional artists
Dedee Shattuck Gallery – One Partners Lane, Westport MA

Winter Speaker Series

Tom Kearns, President of DSK Architects and Planners
Sustainable building projects, locally and internationally.
Date: Thursday, March 23
Time: 4 p.m.
Location:  River Center and online with Zoom

More details to come.

Winter Speaker Series

Madeline Ostrander, author
At Home on an Unruly Planet,  Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth.

Date: April 13 at 4 p.m.   
Time:4 p.m.
Location: Online and at the River Center

This timely book is a hopeful, urgent and universal message about our collective ability to face the climate changes we can no longer ignore

A Hibernation Investigation

Date: February 4, 2023
Location: WRWA’s River Center, 493 County Road
Time: 12 pm – 3 pm
Price: free

Come join us at the river center to investigate hibernation. Learn about the science behind hibernation through activities and crafts for children of all ages . Attendees may also explore our aquariums, virtual reality sand table and high resolution microscope. Email to register.

Save the Date:Electronics Recycling

Date: April 29, 2023
Time: 9qm-11am
Location: Town Hall Parking Lot
WRWA will host the very popular Electronics Recycling collection day at the Town Hall parking lot at 816 Main Road in Westport. We are pleased to once again partner with Indie Cycle to provide this service to the community. Indie Cycle accepts most electronic materials at no charge, with the exceptions listed below.
ITEMS ACCEPTED AT NO CHARGE: Computers, laptops, PDA’s, cell phones, mice, keyboards, toner cartridges, CD/DVD players, radios, network equipment, wires, stereos, speakers, telephones, microwaves, small household appliances. Anything with a wire!
A $10 DISPOSAL FEE APPLIES: for all TVs & Monitors, some printers, mini-fridges, air conditioners, box speakers, dehumidifiers and other coolant containing appliances.
NOT ACCEPTED: light bulbs, furniture or any hazardous materials such as paint, rechargeable and single use batteries, and broken TV tubes.
Indie Cycle, LLC, has a zero landfill policy. They do not remarket any hard drives or data storage devices.  All electronic materials are transferred to ORS a local, R2 certified recycler for processing.  
See their website at for more information.
This event is open to residents of all neighboring towns, not just for those who live in Westport.