• 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

Current and Past Projects

The Deerfield River Watershed Association  is an all volunteer non-profit that works to monitor and care for water quality, flora, fauna, trails, and more within the watershed.  Current and past projects include:

  • Monitoring Macroinvertebrates
  • RiverFest! – an annual celebration of all things Deerfield River where we celebrate and educate about the many natural resources and area businesses in the watershed
  • The annual cleanup on the Green River, a tributary that enters the Deerfield River in Greenfield.
  • Maintenance of the  Mahican-Mohawk Trail
  • Water Quality Monitoring