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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.

2014 CRWC Annual River Celebration 11-3, June 21, East Haddam

Jun 21st, 2014 | By

Launching the Expanded Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail Saturday, June 21, 2014 Gillette Castle State Park, 67 River Road, East Haddam, CT This event & admission to the park is free. RSVP here Join us to celebrate the expansion of the Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail from New Hampshire and Vermont through Massachusetts and Connecticut. Learn about plans for the new

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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.

Watershed Council seeks river-friendly design for Middletown bank stabilization

Jun 13th, 2013 | By
(photo: J. Talbot)

The Connecticut River Watershed Council has been working with the City of Middletown, Army Corps of Engineers and other stakeholders since the fall of 2011 on a restoration project in the area of the John S. Roth Memorial Well Field in order to protect Middletown drinking water and the Connecticut River. Click on this Environmental Headline for more of this story.

Low Waters Reveal River Pollution

Jul 24th, 2012 | By

Tires, bottles, scrap metal, and more. It’s all trash and it’s all showing up in the low waters of the Connecticut River. “It’s never pleasant to see trash along the river banks and I don’t think anyone enjoys seeing that,” Angie Mrozinki said. Angie is Outreach Coordinator for the Connecticut River Watershed Council. She says

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Watershed Alliance gives toward 300 trees in Green River watershed | commonsnews

May 9th, 2012 | By

On Sunday, April 29, in Green River and in Guilford, 300 trees were planted by a grassroots group of local citizenry and students, led by landscape designer and Green River resident Dina Iris Kail, and made possible with grants from the Connecticut River Watershed Alliance and New England Public Radio’s “Root For Your River Programs”

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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.

Andrew Fisk named executive director of CRWC

May 22nd, 2011 | By

The Connecticut River Watershed Council has announced that Andrew Fisk has been named executive director. Fisk, who served as Director of the Land and Water Bureau at the Maine Department of Environmental Protection for seven years, begins Monday May 23.

Connecticut river group wants action on VT nuke plant permit

Feb 17th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut River Watershed Council filed a petition Thursday asking the state to either grant or deny the application for a renewed permit allowing Vermont Yankee to discharge heated water into the river.

Connecticut River Watershed Council seeking ED

Feb 15th, 2011 | By

The Trustees of the Connecticut River Watershed Council invite qualified individuals to apply to fill the vital role of Executive Director. CRWC is the only environmental organization with the sole mission to protect New England’s largest river ecosystem, the Connecticut River watershed. This position opening reflects a decision by CRWC’s Board to divide the leadership

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Volunteers to Clean Up the Connecticut River Saturday, Oct. 16

Oct 14th, 2010 | By

Volunteers are preparing for the Connecticut River Watershed Council’s 14th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup Saturday Oct. 16.

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..

NRG sponsoring CRWC ‘Great River Cleanup’ Oct. 2

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By

NRG has announced that it is “‘leading the way as sponsor of the ‘Great River Cleanup’” The company announced that the Connecticut River Watershed Council needs a few thousand volunteers for the Oct. 2, 2010, Source to Sea Cleanup.  This year, NRG Energy again leads the way as title sponsor, with many of its Connecticut

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