Welcome to The Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance
As a collaborative, non-regulatory organization, the mission of the Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance is to protect and restore water quality in the lakes, ponds, rivers and streams of Wakefield, NH and Acton, ME to maintain the environmental, recreational and economic stability of the region.
Alas, the end of another busy year is upon us! As 2017 winds down, we're taking a moment to reflect on our accomplishments from the past year, which helps guide our vision as we move into 2018. Check out our annual report to see some of our accomplishments from the...read more
This fall, the Acton Elementary School's 7th grade participated in our well water testing module! Students are given the opportunity to become scientists by performing chemical tests on water samples taken from their homes. In Acton, most if not all students, rely on...read more
In June we held a collaborative BioBlitz at the Province Lake Golf Course in Parsonsfield, ME and Effingham, NH. Over the course of three days, dozens of students from two local schools, and over 40 community members explored the fields, forests, and ponds of the...read more