• 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: January 2020

Colrain Acid Spill Update

This story is via Connecticut River Conservancy  In the fall of 2019, the Barnhardt Manufacturing plant in Colrain, MA leaked sulfuric acid into the North River. The spill killed fish and other aquatic wildlife like frogs and crayfish. Currently, MassDEP has not released any public information about enforcement. However, through publicly available documents, Connecticut RiverContinue Reading