• 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

Articles:

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

Articles:

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

Articles:

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

Articles:

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

Articles:

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