July 7, 2020

Join us in welcoming this year’s 2020 season of Youth Conservation Corps members. This year we have two Dr. Marc Taylor interns acting as crew leaders and two Youth Conservation Corps crew members.

Naomi Robert is a recent graduate of University of Connecticut with a B...

July 2, 2020

With all of this years adjustments, PRWC's stream assessments are off to a great start.  We have had multiple days in the field in the past few weeks and have the results back from our first week out. All of the sites sampled along the Nonnewaug, Weekeepeemee, and the...

June 22, 2020

SOUTHBURY — River flows in the Pomperaug River have hit the first trigger in the Heritage Village Water Company’s low-flow operations plan. As called for in the plan, The Heritage Village Water Company, the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, and the Town of Southbury...

June 16, 2020

In response to DEEP's request for public comment on the Integrated Water Quality Report, PRWC has submitted comments on the draft.  PRWC has focused its comments on the the Pomperaug River Basin as we are most familiar with these waters. Click on the letter below to re...

June 3, 2020

CT DEEP has released their draft of the 2020 Integrated Water Quality Report and has extended an invitation for public comment.  

Why is this report important to water quality in Connecticut? It reports on the findings of water quality assessments and identify impaired...

June 3, 2020


Roxbury Land Trust will be hosting a webinar on "Farm Practices and Water Quality" presented by Cynthia Rabinowitz, Executive Director of Northwest Conservation District.  The talk will explore agricultural methods taken to protect water quality for the benefit of all...

June 2, 2020

Calling all nature and water lovers: Help PRWC celebrate 20 years!

Want to be part of a video for PRWC? Send us a 10 second or less clip of you or your family holding a sign answering one of these questions:

Why is your river important to you? 

What is your favorite part...

June 1, 2020

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently launched a new, free, online training program for municipal inland wetlands agencies. The program, “The Municipal Inland Wetlands Agency Comprehensive Training Program,” was custom built...

May 28, 2020


For the past several year, PRWC has a led a "river ramble" for Connecticut Trails Day Weekend held annually during the first full weekend of June under the leadership of Connecticut Forest and Park Association

This year, we were really looking forward to co-leading...

May 5, 2020

From cooking, washing, bathing, and drinking, cleanliness and quantity of water is important but not always recognized for its critical role in our everyday lives. Thus, there is National Drinking Water Week, which is celebrated the first week of May each year and this...

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