• 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

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Green River Cleanup 2016!

Help tidy up a local treasure Breakfast and Lunch provided! Bring boots, long pants, tools, your truck etc Music by The Equalities More info here e

Annual Meeting: Oct 20 at 6:30 pm (2015)

Annual Meeting: Oct 20 at 6:30 pm (2015)

(Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls during Irene flooding) Was Hurricane Irene Really that Bad? The Recollection of Old Timers versus Cold Hard Data. GREENFIELD, MA – On October 20 at 6:30 pm, the Deerfield River Watershed Association will hold its annual meeting at Four Rivers Charter School. All members of the community are invited to attend aContinue Reading

Not Perfect, but Getting Better

Not Perfect, but Getting Better

      Volunteers pull a rusty shopping cart from the Green River DRWA would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the nearly 500 volunteers that helped make the Green River cleanup on Saturday, Sept.26 2015 such a great success. It was a great day and more than 20 tons of garbage are nowContinue 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

Watching the River Flow

Join DRWA this Saturday, June 21 for a hike along the Cold and Deefield Rivers in Charlemont, MA. This special educational hike is sponsored by a UMass initiative called RiverSmart, whose mission is in part to educate the public about how rivers move over time, eroding banks and depositing new sediment elsewhere. Learn more onContinue Reading