CT Rivers News

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 »

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 comments@nefmc.org or by mail addressed to Cate O’Keefe, PhD, Executive Director, New England Fishery… Read more »

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