CT Rivers News

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