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Rhea Drozdenko, CRC’s River Steward in CT, will present a talk on Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities in the Connecticut River Watershed.

These volunteer opportunities are part of CRC’s Community Science & Research program, and include:

  • Water Quality Monitoring (Water Sampling), May – October.
  • Migrating Fish Surveys (River Herring, etc), May – June.
  • Invasive Species Removal (Water Chestnut Plants, etc)  June – August.
  • Source to Sea Cleanup, September,
  • As well as Letter Writing to various State Officials, on Issues affecting the Health of the CT River Watershed.

The meeting will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, including time at the end for questions and answers.  Please arrive by 7:15 PM.


About Rhea

Rhea joined the CRC team in August 2022. Before joining CRC, she worked as a community engagement professional in higher education – getting students more involved in the community and creating programming for local K-12 students.  Community engagement has been an integral part of both her personal and professional life – and she tries to volunteer whenever she can.

Rhea holds a BA in Sociology with a Civic Engagement Certificate, as well as a MALS in Social Sciences from Wesleyan University. She has lived in Connecticut for most of her life, and she loves exploring the lovely gems this state has to offer. She can often be found reading a book in a hammock along the Connecticut River, experimenting with different baking recipes, or listening to live music.