Source to Sea Cleanup

Local Restoration Projects Improve Rivers for Wildlife & Local Economies

Greenfield, MA — One year can make a big difference to the health of our local rivers. The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) completed several meaningful river restoration projects in 2015 across the four-state Connecticut River watershed (NH, VT, MA & CT). Fish, wildlife and local communities are already experiencing […]

Thousands of volunteers haul tons of trash from local rivers during 19th annual Source to Sea Cleanup

Greenfield, MA— The 410+ mile long Connecticut River and nearby rivers and streams are cleaner of trash thanks to thousands of hard working volunteers. On Friday & Saturday, September 25 & 26, volunteers from businesses, faith communities, watershed groups, schools, community and youth organizations grabbed trash bags and work gloves […]

Hard work and real fun: Local river clean-ups include food, drinks, music & prizes

Greenfield, MA – The Connecticut River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) 19th annual Source to Sea Cleanup, taking place this Friday & Saturday, September 25 & 26, will feature a number of fun activities for participants in addition to the trash cleanup. Source to Sea Cleanup volunteers remove tons of trash along […]

Local river trash clean-ups have global impact

Greenfield, MA – Trash has now reached every corner of the globe by moving along waterways and transported by ocean currents. By some estimates, ocean trash covers as much as 40% of the ocean surface. Thanks to the hard work of local Source to Sea Cleanup volunteers, local river trash […]

Watershed Council targets trash tires

Greenfield, MA – The Connecticut River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) 19th annual Source to Sea Cleanup on Friday & Saturday, September 25 & 26 will focus on cleaning up trash tires along our rivers. The Source to Sea Cleanup is a two-day event coordinated by CRWC in all four states of […]

NRG, Pratt & Whitney, TransCanada challenge businesses to support cleaner rivers

Greenfield, MA –As lead sponsors of the 19th annual Source to Sea Cleanup, NRG’s Middletown Generating Station, Pratt & Whitney, and TransCanada are partnering to challenge businesses throughout the CT River basin to support cleaner rivers. Businesses can get involved by having employees join a cleanup group near them or […]

Volunteers needed for Source to Sea River Cleanup this fall

Greenfield, MA – The Connecticut River Watershed Council’s (CRWC) 19th annual Source to Sea Cleanup will be held Friday & Saturday, September 25 & 26, 2015. There are three ways to get involved in the Cleanup: report a trash site in need of cleaning, find a cleanup group near you […]

Environmental Film Festival Highlights CT River Issues

Greenfield, MA—The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC), as a non-profit underwriter, is pleased to support the Project Native Environmental Film Festival. The free festival will kick off Sunday, March 15th at the Tower Theaters in South Hadley, MA. The Festival will bring a full day of films to the Pioneer […]

Help your rivers celebrate their independence—from trash


Greenfield, MA. July 3, 2014.  The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) encourages you to do two things while you’re out celebrating this weekend: recycle and scout trash. By recycling what you can and keeping an eye out for trash while you are outdoors, you can help keep […]

Top 10 Reasons to Join by June 30th

10. Rivers don’t stop at the state line. Nor does the Council. Your gift fights pollution and other threats to the Connecticut River and 148 tributaries in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

9. You can help us finish New England’s longest paddling trail so it stretches 410 miles from Source […]