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What Is A Watershed?

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All of us live in a watershed! A watershed is any area (both above ground and below) that drains to a particular water body—such as the Connecticut River.

The Connecticut River watershed is more than 11,000 square miles and includes portions of four states: NH, VT, MA & CT. CLICK HERE for fun facts about the Connecticut River and its watershed.

A watershed can be a difficult thing to understand. Check out these two short videos that will help you get it. Then, learn what you can do to help protect the Connecticut River watershed!

Watershed map w/ state boundaries

Connecticut River Watershed