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Speaking up for rivers, from source to sea.


Working with partners across 4 states.


Helping you learn more about your rivers.


Removing dams, planting trees, restoring wildlife.


Getting you out there to enjoy your rivers.

I love the Connecticut River! It is my watershed address and I am thankful for CRC investing their time and energy in stewarding and advocating for our home river.

Arianna Alexsandra Collins, Ashfield, MA
Tons of trash removed from rivers
Old dams and culverts removed
Trees planted
Recreation sites tested for bacteria yearly

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VT Needs to Plan for Climate Resiliency Now!

February 14, 2024

As River Steward for Connecticut River Conservancy, I can’t stop thinking about rivers.  Since the 2011 Tropical Storm Irene, as an organization we have been racing to get projects done to protect communities before the next big flood....

Flood Mud: Improving Flood Sediment Management

January 12, 2024

Vermont experienced catastrophic flooding in July 2023. Given that these floods are expected to become more frequent and severe with climate change, effective response and recovery measures are becoming increasingly important. Sediment...

Cyanobacteria Monitoring Report 2023

December 11, 2023

Connecticut River Conservancy began a cyanobacteria monitoring program in the summer of 2022, and has continued this work throughout the 2023 field season. While cyanobacteria does not yet pose a serious threat to the Connecticut River...

Mighty Mussels of the Connecticut River

December 1, 2023

As the river cools down our underwater neighbors are similarly adjusting their routines; in ways that are still rather mysterious and hidden from our eyes. In acknowledgement of our hidden river heroes, this blog post is all about......

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