Join us to enjoy rivers at these in-person and virtual gatherings. Engage with CRC’s efforts to restore, protect, and enhance our waterways! Events are added throughout the year and revised as needed.
CANCELED: West Springfield Hydropower Tour
April 30, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED due to public health concerns. We hope to reschedule shortly. Please check our calendar for updates.
Curious how our rivers generate electricity? Tour the West Springfield (MA) Hydroelectric Project on the Westfield River to learn more. Bob King, co-owner of the Project, will show us how hydroelectricity is generated and discuss how hydropower fits into today’s electric market. Connecticut River Conservancy will discuss impacts of hydropower on our rivers and fish, the pros and cons of this ‘green’ energy, and how CRC works to balance river use with river protection. This event is part of World Water Day, a global celebration of fresh, clean water.
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