Our mission is to preserve and protect the
lands and waters of the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed
for natural and human communities
Who We Are
Since our inception in 1983 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we have fostered a mission to preserve and protect the integrity of the lands and waters of the Wood and Pawcatuck River Watersheds.
See What Membership Can Do For You
Membership is open to anyone who is interested in the protection of the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed’s valuable natural resources.
The Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed encompasses a 300 square mile area of land in southwestern RI and southeastern CT.
The Pawcatuck Watershed offers unlimited recreational opportunities
57 miles of rivers, mostly flat-water paddling on the rivers; numerous streams in pristine forest for fishing native brook trout and stocked brown and rainbow trout; and five state management areas for hiking, biking, hunting, birding and natures studies.