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Pemaquid Watershed Association

Workshops at Beachcombers' Rest Nature Center at Pemaquid Beach Park.

PWA leads inland and coastal cleanups, like this one at Pemaquid Point.

Creation of a self-guided interpretive trail.

Contact Information

Main Contact

    Executive Director
  • P.O. Box 552
  • Damariscotta, ME 04543
  • Phone: 207-563-2196 

    Alternate Contact

    • Jody Harris, Business and Administrative Manager
    • 11 High St
    • Damariscotta, ME 04555
    • Phone: 207-563-2196 
    • Email:

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

To conserve the natural resources of the Pemaquid Peninsula through land and water stewardship and education.


Pemaquid Peninsula region, spanning the towns of Damariscotta, Bremen, Bristol, Nobleboro, and Waldoboro, and South Bristol.

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 2.00
  • Membership: 1070
  • Annual Meeting: July
  • Newsletter: The Watershed Watch, published 3 time(s) annually.
  • Acres owned: 433
  • Number of Parcels: 11
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 436
  • Number of Parcels: 15
  • Founded: 1966
  • Land protection through easements and preserves
  • Water quality sampling at Pemaquid Beach and two freshwater beaches
  • Presentations to community and municipal groups
  • Courtesy boat inspections at the public landings on Pemaquid and Biscay Ponds to prevent the introduction of invasive aquatic plants to the watershed
  • Beachcombers' Rest Nature Center at Pemaquid Beach Park
  • PWA Paddlers, weekly canoe/kayak trips May to October
  • Litter pickups
  • First Maine Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful

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