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Black Lives Matter

We can never be complacent about defending safe places to enjoy nature. To find peace. And to breathe. Please read our statement in full on our Who We Are page.

Resources for Learning from Home

Looking for environmental education resources while learning from home? Check out these videos to learn more about watershed science.

New Video: Tour the Greenway!

Executive Director Alicia Lehrer takes you on a tour of the Woonasquatucket River Greenway. You’ll learn about how we started–and how, with your help, our work sparks environmental and economic renewal along the banks of northern Rhode Island’s historic Woonasquatucket River.

Our Mission

Encourage, support and promote the restoration and preservation of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed as an environmental, recreational, cultural, and economic asset of the State of Rhode Island.

Who We Are

Sparking economic development and thriving neighborhoods for all.

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Greenway

Restoring the Woonasquatucket River and the communities it touches.

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Our Impact

4,128

Volunteer Hours in 2018

$101,920

Value of volunteer time in 2018

39,518

Best herring count in a single year

5

Large-scale green infrastructure projects underway

$120 million

Leveraged by WRWC for Greenway and River restoration

$700 million

Catalyzed by WRWC in economic development

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