• 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: News

Meeting Minutes: Dec 15, 2015

DRWA Meeting minutes – Dec 15, 2015. 7 pm. CRWC office, Greenfield, MA Present: Brian (presiding), Robert May, Dave Boles, Jim Perry, Mike Cole I. Chat with Andy Fisk. Andy’s overall message was that CRWC would like to support trib orgs as collaborator and partner in shared mission of protecting rivers. He detailed several waysContinue Reading

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

Annual Meeting – October 21 at 6:30 pm (2014)

Annual Meeting – October 21 at 6:30 pm (2014)

GREENFIELD — On Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m., Deerfield River Watershed Association is celebrating 20 years of protecting the ecology of the Deerfield River, its tributaries, and surrounding watershed by offering a special free talk on the archaeology of the Deerfield River Valley spanning the last 10,000 years. New England archaeologist and UMass-Amherst AnthropologyContinue Reading

A Pipeline Protest Promenade

A Pipeline Protest Promenade

If you oppose Kinder Morgan’s proposed Northeast Expansion project and the harm it could do to the Deerfield River Watershed and several others, please consider demonstrating your opposition by participating in the rolling march along the pipeline, from July 6 to July 26.   Details follow.  More information on the pipeline can be found at www.massplan.org. The marchContinue Reading

Trivia at People’s Pint to benefit DRWA

Trivia at People’s Pint to benefit DRWA

The People’s Pint in Greenfield, MA is a great community supporter. Among other activities, they host regular trivia nights to raise money for local non-profits.   On June 19, 2014, DRWA is the sponsor of trivia night. Come join the fun, and your $5 participation donation goes to DRWA! The fun goes from 9-11 pm.Continue Reading