Downtown Paddle With WRWC

(8.11) The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council will be hosting another downtown paddle this Friday. Please join us for a relaxing paddle on the Woonasquatucket River through Downtown Providence this Summer. We invite you to come and see this beautiful stretch of hidden wilderness within our city. We will start at the boat launch on South […]

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Fish Ladder Bike Tour

(5.7) Ever wonder why fish need ladders? Join the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council’s Fish Ladder Bike Tour for an easy bike ride along the Woonasquatucket River Greenway bike path and see for yourself. Guided by WRWC Executive Director Alicia Lehrer and the Recreation Program leaders, you’ll discover the beauty, importance and success of the WRWC’s

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Spring Cleanup On The Woony Greenway

(4.29) The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC) River Rangers are holding their annual spring cleanup Saturday; two locations are being targeted. Nobody says you can’t do both. Riverside Park, 9am to 1pm, 50 Aleppo Street. The happy sign seen here greets visitors to Riverside Park. Make time to visit the falls and the fish ladder.

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Downtown Paddle

(6.16) Attention kayakers and canoeists — the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC) is holding an urban paddle on the lower Woonasquatucket this Thursday. (Advance sign-up is required.) Paddle through downtown Providence and see Little Rhody’s capital city in a whole new way, from the Woonasquatucket River! Starting on South Water Street, and travelling through Waterplace

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Bird Walk — Riverside Park

(5.30) A Woony River bird walk at Riverside Park comes courtesy of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council (WRWC). Birds that frequent the area include the great blue heron, the great white egret, and the marsh wren. Strange to think of those majestic birds flapping around this wetlands oasis tucked between Manton Avenue and Route 6,

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