The AWWA Blog

BioBlitz Recap

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...

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2017 YCC Season Recap

It's hard to believe that just 8 weeks ago we were kicking off our Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) season. This year we had two prior crew members become crew leaders, three returning crew members, and three newcomers! This year, our crew started on June 26th with some...

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Thank You to Our Business Partners!

Each year businesses in our communities do their part to help AWWA keep our lakes beautiful. Our Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) provides a valuable service each summer by resolving erosion problems that would impact the health of our lakes. In 2017, the 27 businesses...

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AWWA in the Schools!

It’s been a busy few weeks at AWWA! We’ve been visiting the Acton and Wakefield elementary schools for our 6th grade module on watersheds and invasive species. Yesterday was an especially exciting day, as we had our brook trout release with the Paul School 4th...

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Tank Tales Update #5

This week our Paul School 4th graders learned how their aquarium is set up to simulate nature! Brook trout require certain conditions in order to thrive, and the 4th graders did a great job of guessing how we meet the trout's needs while they're growing in the...

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