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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Wild and Scenic Status for Farmington River Progresses in Congress

Posted on November 19, 2015

by Ken Byron, Hartford Courant A push to get the federal “wild and scenic” designation for the lower stretch of the Farmington River — and the assistance that comes with it — was approved by a Senate committee Thursday. U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy said the Senate’s energy and natural resources committee approved legislation he introduced that […]

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Posted in In the News

The River and Stream Continuity Project: Coming to a River and Stream Near You

Posted on November 3, 2015

Throughout the summer and continuing this fall, volunteers have been working within the Farmington River Watershed to inventory river and stream crossings and the impact they have on local wildlife. The River and Stream Continuity project aims to identify stream crossings that prevent the travel of aquatic and terrestrial organisms. There is growing concern that […]

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Posted in River Blog