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Finding solutions for river pollution: Connecticut River Watershed Council promotes zero waste

Sep 24th, 2014 | By
Connecticut River Watershed Council’s Source to Sea Cleanup volunteers have removed more than 851 tons of trash over the 18 years of the river clean-up event. Now CRWC is also working on solutions to keep trash out of our rivers in the first place, particularly tires and plastic bottles.

The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) will use their 18th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup on Sept. 26, 27 as a way to push for solutions to river waste. The Cleanup supports policies and legislation that help keep waste from ending up in local rivers and streams. The Council also supports a new vision of zero waste for the Connecticut River and its tributaries.



Everyone can help watershed council keep Connecticut River clean

Jul 4th, 2014 | By

Everyone can help watershed council keep Connecticut River clean



Connecticut River paddlers celebrate trail extension plan

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By

You can’t really cut a ribbon to open a river to canoeists, so a coalition of groups promoting paddling up and down the Connecticut River did the next best thing Saturday – they held a picnic and a celebratory paddle from Gillette Castle State Park to Selden Island State Park in Lyme. About 80 people

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Connecticut River Watershed Council offers education resources for teachers

Aug 26th, 2013 | By
Connecticut River in Lyme (cjzurcher)

As students gear up for back-to-school, the Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) urges teachers and educators to explore River of Words along the Connecticut River, an environmental art and poetry program promoting watershed awareness, literacy and the arts.



Registration Underway for Connecticut River Cleanup

Jul 25th, 2013 | By
Arrigoni Bridge, Middletown, Connecticut (cjzurcher)

The Connecticut River Watershed Council is now registering volunteers interested in taking part of Connecticut river cleanup spanning four states.



Massachusetts swimmers can now check quality of Connecticut River online

Aug 1st, 2012 | By

NORTHAMPTON – A new website run by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission and the Connecticut River Watershed Council offers insight into where it is OK to swim – and where people may want to stay out of the water to avoid getting sick. The website aggregates weekly data on the amount of bacteria in the

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Vermont Yankee Pollution Puts Fish in Hot Water

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

“The recent Vermont Yankee court decision said the State of Vermont can’t trump the federal government when it comes to issues of nuclear safety. But the same ruling affirmed Vermont’s continuing authority for oversight of other Yankee issues, like enforcement of the Clean Water Act. That’s good, because when your next-door neighbor is a nuclear power plant, their bad housekeeping is more than just a nuisance.” David Deen, Upper Valley River Steward for the Connecticut River Watershed Council writes. Click on this environmental headline for more of this opinion piece on the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.



Living Along the River – a staged concert of River Songs Nov. 7

Sep 10th, 2010 | By

Come celebrate our Connecticut River with the finest musicians and songwriters in the Connecticut River Valley at this benefit for the Connecticut River Watershed Council. via Connecticut River Watershed Council News » Living Along the River – a staged concert of River Songs at the Academy of Music, Sunday, November 7, 2010, 2 pm..