• 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

Author Archives: Brian Yellen

RiverFest 2015!

Saturday, June 6, RiverFest returns to Shelburne Falls, MA, an annual celebration of the Deerfield River that flows through the village in ‘It takes a healthy watershed to make a beautiful River’ – what Yankee Magazine has called one of the Top 20 Massachusetts Events. It’s an entertaining, educational day-long festival in a beautiful setting,Continue Reading

October 2013 – Annual Meeting Minutes

 DRWA Meeting Minutes For Annual Meeting Saturday, October 19th 2013 at the Greenfield Swimming Pool Attending: Board Members: Polly Bartlett, David Boles, Mark Burton, Mike Cole, Johanna Castilla (keeping minutes), Brian Yellen (presiding). Attending Members: Terry Atkinson, Jay and Ivy Rasku, and Kathy Stein. Attending Friends: Roger Lynch, Trish Parker and her daughter, Nikos andContinue Reading

September 2013 Minutes

DRWA Meeting Minutes September 17 2013 at CRWC in Greenfield MA Attending: Mark Burton, Polly Bartlett, Rob Creamer, Muriel Russell, Richard Quinn, Robert May, David Boles, Brian Yellen (presiding), and Johanna Castilla (keeping Minutes). Agenda Treasurer Update (Mark)- CD’s totalling $11,000 have rolled over and been renewed, earning 2% interest. Laura writes checks on Mark’sContinue Reading