• 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

Category Archives: Newsletters

The Current, Spring 2008


A Bridge So Near
Volunteers Needed for 2008 Water Quality Studies
Graduate Student Will Examine Land Use Effect on River Health
Don’t Miss RiverFest at Shelburne Falls!
A rough Winter Means Tough Trail Repairs
RiverFest Hikes on the M-M Trail
Hike and Bike Schedule for Spring 2008Continue Reading

The Current, Fall 2007


Charlemont to Enforce Parking and Alcohol Rules along Deerfield River
Annual Meeting – Tues Oct 16
DRWA Water Monitors Chase Down Bacteria Sources
Mahican-Mohawk Trail Looks for New Links
DRWA Awarded Grant to Monitor Vernal Pools
DRWA Fall Hike Schedule
River Recreation Safety Tips
Green River CleanupContinue Reading

The Current, Spring 2007


CRWC and DRWA Plan New Test Lab
Organization News
Special Meeting to Revise By-Laws
Flood of 1938 – Shelburne Falls, MA
DRWA’s Water Quality Monitoring Activities Expanded in 2006/2007
Students to Check Road Salt Contamination in the Clesson Brook
DRWA Hikes and Bikes
Mahican-Mohawk Trail Report
RiverFest Scheduled for June 9
Change in DRWA Address
Green River Chapter NotesContinue Reading

The Current, Fall 2006


RiverFest a Great Success
DRWA Gets a Close Look at Hydroelectric Operations
Board News: Changes on the Board
Green River Chapter News
Colrain Programs Highlight Vernal Pools, Farms, and Forests
North Parish School Puts Mini-Grant to Work
Student Conservation Corps Helped Clear the M-M Trail
Fall Hike and Bike Schedule
2006 Macroinvertebrate Assessment of the South River WatershedContinue Reading

The Current, Spring 2006


Highlights of DRWA’s 2005 Water Quality Monitoring
Mahican-Mohawk Trail & South River Bridge
Green River Chapter Meeting
Knotweed Survey Results
Hike and Bike Schedule and Other Trips
Mini-Grant Applications Still Open
April Program: The Deerfield River Watershed as Seen by an Aquatic Ecologist
Japanese Knotwee Control WorkshopContinue Reading