Welcome to The Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance
Our mission is to protect and restore water quality to maintain the social, economic, and environmental stability in our towns and in the region.
Most of the water on Earth, 97% to be exact, is salt water found in the oceans. On the flip side, only 3% of the Earth's water is fresh! 2% of the Earth's water is in solid form, found in ice caps and glaciers. Because it is frozen and so far away, the fresh water in...read more
On January 24th, the eggs traveled from a fish hatchery in Casco, Maine to Acton Elementary! The school was a buzz with many people asking if the eggs had finally arrived, and asking to sneak a peak. Before revealing the eggs to the 7th graders, we talked about brook...read more
On a Friday afternoon, Mr. Cote's students were left puzzled by a fish tank that had appeared in their classroom. After a weekend of waiting, the students were asked about their predictions for what the newest addition(s) would be. From turtles to crayfish, from...read more