The passing of Margaret Miner

It is with incredible sadness that we share the news of the passing of Margaret Miner. She passed away on Sunday, May 5th, peacefully and surrounded by her family. Margaret leaves an incredible legacy through her lifetime of fighting for better environmental policy, environmental… Read more »

Nature for a Resilient Connecticut – harnessing nature’s power to combat climate change

We stand at a critical juncture where the interconnected crises of climate change and biodiversity loss demand immediate and urgent attention. Scientific evidence unequivocally demonstrates that the changing climate wreaks havoc on habitats and ecosystems, while the erosion of biodiversity further amplifies the impacts of climate… Read more »

Speak up for River Herring! Ask for time/area closures in Amendment 10!

What you need to know and how you can help. Send a letter Comments can be sent to the New England Fisheries Management Council (NEFMC) via email at or by mail addressed to Cate O’Keefe, PhD, Executive Director, New England Fishery… Read more »

Our work featured on “Careers You Didn’t Know About” Podcast.

Our Executive Director was honored to be Dave Kuzminsky’s guest on his podcast “Careers You Didn’t Know About.” We work very closely with the folks that work to bring you clean drinking water and make sure the waste that comes from your home and businesses… Read more »

Rivers Alliance Weighs in on the Summer 2022 Drought

Conservationists say New England’s drought is another wake-up call about climate change, Connecticut Public Radio, By Melody Rivera Published August 12, 2022 at 3:48 PM EDT

Kinneytown Dam: Working for Better Passage for Migratory Fish

Over the past several decades, the Naugatuck River has made a remarkable comeback, with the return of fish, birds, and other wildlife, and an increase in human use. From 1999-2004 five dams were removed from the river. However, currently, there is an ineffective fish… Read more »

Lower Farmington River, Salmon Brook, and the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed attain Wild and Scenic River status!

On February 12, 2019, the Senate approved legislation to designate portions of three New England rivers as “wild and scenic” — including two in Connecticut. CT rivers earn ‘wild and scenic’ designation, CT Post, Feb. 13, 2019