Study Documents & Other Resources

Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Stewardship Plan

  • On June 5, 2018 the Study Committee voted to adopt the Wild and Scenic Stewardship PlanIn addition to the Plan Appendix A contains the report by Mason and Associates that provides a Summary of Federal, State, Municipal and Tribal Laws, Regulations, Ordinances and PlansAppendix B contains all the letters of support from the Watershed Towns, State Agencies, Town Committees and Community Partners.  Appendix C lists the References, Resources, and Experts consulted to develop the Stewardship Plan.  Appendix D contains lists of the State and Federal Threatened, Endangered, and Species of Concern known to be in the Watershed.  These documents are the locally-based  Stewardship Plan that describes the eligibility and suitability of a Partnership Wild and Scenic River designation for the Beaver, Chipuxet, Green Fall-Ashway, Queen-Usquepaugh, Pawcatuck, Shunock, and Wood Rivers and how they will be protected.  Other Reports, documents, meeting agendas and minutes, and various presentations given by or to the Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Study Committee are posted for review.

The Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Study was conducted in cooperation with the National Parks Service and the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association (WPWA).  WPWA is a non-profit, conservation organization that is the RI State designated Watershed Council to advocate for the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed.  For more information about WPWA visit the WPWA website.

Monthly Meeting Agendas and Minutes

The Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Study Committee met from 2015 to 2018. The Stewardship Council began meeting in May of 2019. 

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