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Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook a step closer to federal ‘wild and scenic’ designation

Posted on March 20, 2019

  • Manchester Journal Inquirer
  • by Will Healey

With the U.S. Senate’s recent passage of a sprawling natural resources bill, the lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook are once again in contention to receive federal designation as a national “Wild and Scenic River.”

The roughly 62-mile portion that would receive the designation — which carries certain protections that would ensure the “free-flowing” nature of the river is maintained and carries the possibility of federal funding to help with local conservation efforts — winds its way through 10 towns, including an 8.1-mile portion that runs through Windsor.

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