The Council

The development and organization of the Androscoggin River Watershed Council has taken more than three years. The ARWC was officially born on July 23, 1999 at Bonny Park in Auburn, Maine, during the 4th Annual Androscoggin River Canoe Trek. A group of concerned people came together to approve the bylaws and elect the fist Steering Committee.

The Council is a collaborative effort supported by diverse interests in the Androscoggin River Watershed, including individuals, small businesses, large businesses, municipalities, state and federal governments, and non-profit organizations.

Aerial Photo of the Mead Paper Facility at Rumford Falls, courtesy of Aerial Survey & Photo, Inc., Norridgewock, Maine

A glance at the composition of our Steering Committee will give the reader an idea of who we are now and our powerful potential for cooperation.

Browse the bylaws or review the organization's goals.

Flowing Water

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please contact our office.


The council is actively looking for volunteers and interns to help with data entry and administrative support. Interns gain a great opportunity to meet leaders from all different interests and industries in our watershed. Please contact our office for details.

Our Office Address:

Androscoggin River Watershed Council
P.O. Box 1541
Bethel, ME 04217

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