• The Deerfield River is tributary to the Connecticut River, depicted here in Thomas Cole's famous 1836 painting

  • The Deerfield River in its floodplain eroding through the red sandstone that makes up Mount Sugarloaf.

  • Swimming hole on the Deerfield (photo: Art Schwenger)

  • Rafters enjoying a summer day on the river (Photo: Art Schwenger)

  • Sunset during December over the Deerfield Valley (photo: A Schwenger)

  • Autumn along the Deerfield RIver

Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Pervasiveness of Plastics

The Pervasiveness of Plastics

by Terry Atkinson   Floating down the Deerfield River we are amazed at the number of plastic, single-use water bottles “lost” by boaters and floaters along the way. And, the problem is not just disposable water bottles. An alarming statistic from the organizers of the Green River Cleanup is that 60 to 70% of whatContinue Reading