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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Busy schedule for WPWA

Thursday's Paddle Boarding Registration is Live!
Sign up Soon for These Paddle Programs! to Register and For Full Details.
Basket Weaving 9-Noon on Mon 7/29
 Join Loren Spears, Tomaquag Museum Executive Director, as she paddles and points out traditional weaving materials on the Wood River before teaching weaving at WPWA headquarters. WPWA Safety Kayak Instructor Kassi Archambault will join in the fun. We hope you do to!

Monday 7/29 (rain date Tuesday, 7/30)
9am - 12 noon
$65 per teen or adult
Kayaks and Weaving materials and instruction included!
Register on

Birds & Bats 6-9pm on Thurs 8/1
Laura Carberry, long time employee of the Exeter, RI office of the state's Audubon Society, knows all about birds and bats! We will have a short indoor presentation about bats. Then, the group will kayak up to Frying Pan Pond to see all the fliers in their evening activities. Because of the time of night, we may even see beavers.
  • Thursday, 8/1 (rain date Friday, 8/2)
  • 6 - 9 pm
  • $55 per person
  • Kayak included upon registration!
  • Register on
  Wading Birds 1-3:30pm on Mon 8/19
 Join WPWA and Audubon in Little Narragansett Bay for peak shore bird viewing!
  •  Details and Registration on
  • $100 per person **Includes upgrade to WPWA Membership at Trout Level!!**
  • Includes boat, life jacket, safety guide and bird expert.
  • Limited to 8 participants

 Weekly SUP 6-8pm on Thurs 7/25
Plan to join WPWA's rock star volunteer Bill McCusker every Thursday night for this intimate paddling experience. First come first served click here, registration is required for each paddle, will be done on a weekly basis, and is limited to only 5 participants. We will activate our online registration system each week when we know the weather is expected to be clear.  So be sure to check our events registration page regularly.  
Know someone who has always wanted to try paddle boarding?  Please forward this email to them, they will thank you for it!
Free for WPWA Members! 
Non-members must pay a registration fee of $35 which includes a WPWA membership at the Dragonfly level!  So if you are not a member, you will be after your first paddle.  Then you can come for free for the rest of the summer!
Beginners, experts and children 12 and over who are competent swimmers and accompanied by an adult are all welcome to attend.  

Our Contact Information
Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association
203 Arcadia Road
Hope Valley, RI 02832