Calendar of Events

Experience WOW – The Wonders of the Watershed

Celebrate National Rivers Month with WRWA
Family Day & Open House  Saturday, June 4
at the River Center
10 am to 2 pm
FREE
 
10 am Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Westport Library
Presented by Friends of the Westport Library
 
9 am  Guided Paddle with Osprey Sea & Surf Adventures – Hix Bridge to the Head of Westport
visit ospreyoutdooradventures.com or call 508-636-0300 to register
bring your own kayak – $30
rent a kayak – $60  ($20 benefits WRWA)
 
11 am River Center Open
Interactive Sand Table
Aquariums With Native Creatures
Visit the Pollinator Garden
Seining in the River
FREE
 
For information email outreach@wrwa.com
 
 

Bird watching on Gooseberry

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
Location: Gooseberry Island, Westport
Time: 7 a.m.
Fee: $10 – limit of 30 people

Join birding expert Paul Champlin at Gooseberry Island in Westport for an early morning hike to observe the many active bird species on one of Westport’s most scenic sites. 

Bird Watching

Hike to the Headwaters

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022
Location: Quanapoag Road, Fall River (directions will be emailed to you)
Time: 9 a.m.
Fee: $10 – limit of 30 people

Hike to the Headwaters of the Westport River Watershed with Green Futures of Fall River.  This out-of-the-way location is a surprise to all who venture into this untouched landscape where the Westport River has its beginning.  

Hike to the Headwaters

 

Dune Hike

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Location: Cherry & Webb Conservation Area, Westport
Time: 8 a.m.
Fee: $10 – limit of 30 people

Explore the wondrous dunes and paths of the Cherry & Webb Conservation Area with WRWA director Deborah Weaver. This protected area by the ocean is filled with interesting plants and animals, and affords spectacular views of the southern shore.  Participants will meet at 8 a.m. at the Westport Town Beach Parking Area. 

Dune Hike

Oyster Tasting

Date: All Summer Long – June through August
Location: Westport Sea Farms, Westport Point
Time: Fridays – Sundays, 12 noon to 9 p.m.
Fee: $10

Enjoy an oyster tasting at Westport Sea Farms at historic Westport Point.  Purchase a $10 voucher from WRWA for a plate of delicious locally farmed oysters.  The voucher is valid Friday-Sundays from 12 noon to 9 p.m., June – August. You can pick up your voucher at the River Center or have it mailed to you.

 

Oyster Tasting

2023 Calendar Photo Contest

 

We’re looking for landscape and nature photos that show the unique beauty and diversity of the Westport River watershed (i.e. the river, streams, wildlife, plants, etc.). Photos from all seasons are being sought, limit 5 photos per person. To submit an image, send photos to Steve at outreach@wrwa.com. Images due July 1, 2022 click link for more details.

WRWA is grateful for the talents of local photographers who share their wonderful photographs annually for the popular calendar, which also features charts of the tides throughout the year. Independent judges will review the submissions in early July.

WRWA 6th Annual Summer Concert with Livingston Taylor

Date: Saturday, July 9, 2022
Location: Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery, 417 Hix Bridge Road, Westport MA
Time: 5:30 (gates open at 5)
Price: Members $50, non-members $60, at the door $70

Livingston Taylor, one of New England’s premiere musicians and entertainers, live in concert at Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery. With special guest Rachel Sumner.

WRWA Summer Concert