• 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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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

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

January 2014 Meeting Minutes

Meeting held 7pm at Greenfield Coop Bank in Shelburne Falls Attending: David, Polly, Rob, Mike, Robert, Joah (keeping Minutes), Mark, Richard, Brian (presiding),Wendy and Rich Hubbard (guests). Franklin Land Trust- Wendy and Rich Hubbard came to talk about FLT, located at new location 5 Mechanic St. in Shelurne Falls, and the connections and options withContinue Reading

Annual Meeting – Saturday Oct 19, 1:30-4pm

  This year’s annual meeting will be one of our best yet. We’re mixing up the usual format of presenter with slides. This time, YOU have the opportunity to get in on the action. Christopher Williams, outdoor educator and lead instructor with Yellow Hawk’s Journey, will guide meeting attendees in how to light a fireContinue Reading

Green River Cleanup in The Recorder

Green River Cleanup in The Recorder

Recent press for our upcoming Green River Cleanup – Oct 5, 2013. http://www.recorder.com/home/8232579-95/annual-green-river-cleanup-just-around-the-corner