Calendar of Events

Fall Beach Clean Up

Dates: October 8
Location: Cherry & Webb Conservation area
Time: 10am – 12pm
Price: Free Program

Description:

The Watershed Alliance is seeking volunteers to help with the annual fall beach cleanup at the Cherry & Webb conservation area. This year’s activity will take place on Saturday, October 8, from 10 am to noon. Volunteers will gather at the Town Beach parking area on Cherry and Webb Lane. All ages are welcome, and gloves and bags will be provided.

Fall Bird Migration Walk

Date: October 8, 2022
Location: Gooseberry Island
Time: 7:30 am
Price: $10 per person

Description:

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. The adventure begins at 7:30 a.m. The fee is $10, and the limit is twenty people.

Bird Watching

Electronics Recycling

Date: October 12, 2022
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 www.indiecycle.com for more information.
This event is open to residents of all neighboring towns, not just for those who live in Westport.
 

Creepy Creature Feature

Date: October 15 
Location: WRWA’s River Center, 493 County Road
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Price: free

Description: 

Join us at the river center in your best costume to learn about some creepy creatures through fun activities. You can also explore our aquariums, interactive sand table, and microscope. It is a free event and all ages are welcome.

 
 

Dune Hike

Dates: October 29
Location: Cherry & Webb Conservation area
Time: 8 am-10am
Price: $10 per person

Description:

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. The fee is $10 and the limit is thirty people.

Dune Hike