Middletown, CT — Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC) invites you to meet your new River Steward in Connecticut, Kelsey Wentling. You are invited to a welcome party on Monday, October 28 from 5 – 7PM at the DeKoven House, 27 Washington Street, Middletown, CT. Stop by to meet Kelsey, learn what you’ve made possible for your rivers this year, and get a preview of CRC’s priorities for Connecticut in 2020. Light refreshments will be served and RSVPs are appreciated at https://ct-welcome-party.eventbrite.com/

Kelsey Wentling joined CRC as a River Steward in September. She graduated with an M.S. in Environmental Conservation from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her research explored how science and policy interact in trans-boundary river basins, using case studies to identify ways to promote the use of science in management decisions. She also has experience with volunteer engagement and helping folks make a difference for their communities and local environment. Kelsey will be operating out of CRC’s Middletown, CT office. You can reach her at kwentling@ctriver.org or 860-704-0057.

Connecticut River Conservancy is the voice for the Connecticut River watershed, from source to sea. They collaborate with partners across four states to protect and advocate for your rivers and educate and engage communities. CRC brings people together to prevent pollution, improve habitat, and promote enjoyment of your river and its tributary streams. Healthy rivers support healthy economies.

To learn more about CRC, or to join the effort and help protect our rivers, visit www.ctriver.org.

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