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     Shepaug River Now and Then ( April 2, 2015 )

     National River Rally 2015 in New Mexico ( May 4, 2015 )

     Pequonnock River Steamside Buffer Remediation Postponed ( May 31, 2015 )

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Shepaug River Now and Then

Thursday, April 2 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Wykeham Room at The Gunn Memorial Library (5 Wykeham Rd, Washington) Audience: Ages 12 and older; all children must be accompanied by an adult The history of the town of Washington is centered along the Shepaug River. Meaning “Rocky River” in the Algonquin language, the Shepaug has provided the vital waters needed to sustain the town’s earliest farms and mill industries and has continually given nourishment to the varied wildlife that lives near or in its waters. Today, the Shepaug River provides Washingtonians with numerous recreational possibilities and is at the core of Steep Rock Association’s efforts to preserve critical habitat. Calling rivers “good allegories for the passage of time”, Curtis Read reprises and updates his “Shepaug Now and Then” presentation, originally given in 1998 to kick-off the “Celebration of the Shepaug” exhibition. PROGRAM LEADER: Curtis Read has a BA from Hamilton College and a MA in Agriculture from West Virginia University. He is a founding partner of Hydro Technologies Inc. and currently the manager of Lablite LLC, which develops software to manage laboratories. Curtis also the First Selectman of Bridgewater and a photographer/filmmaker of sorts.

Event Date: April 2, 2015

For more information go to http://www.steeprockassoc.org/explorations-in-nature/

(posted March 27, 2015, number 247) Water Trail: No

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National River Rally 2015 in New Mexico

River Rally 2015 Home » River Rally May 1 - 4 | Tamaya Resort | Santa Ana Pueblo, NM Mark your calendars (and your budgets)! We're working to bring you the most educational, most inspiring and more celebratory event you've ever attended. Lessons learned, best practices shared and new friends from the field will benefit you and your efforts no matter where you work - and we expect people from nearly every state and beyond. “Seeing so many talented colleagues and hearing about their struggles and successes enriched my professional skills and recharged my resolve to work hard for clean water and free flowing rivers. I try to support and encourage all kinds of people to have hope and work hard for a clean water future--it was personally swell (and much needed) to swim in an ocean of support during Rally. I feel like I have new strategies and new contacts with which to meet the challenges before me.” River Rally Participant River Rally At-A-Glance | Featured Speakers | Field Trips | Fun Together we are an unstoppable force for the protection of our home rivers and waters. And River Rally is the place where our movement strengthens and grows!

Event Date: May 4, 2015

For more information go to http://www.rivernetwork.org/rally/program

(posted August 4, 2015, number 603) Water Trail: No

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Pequonnock River Steamside Buffer Remediation Postponed

Pequonnock River Steamside Buffer Remediation Postponed till May 2015, Wolfe Park at Great Hollow Lake

A grant by Connecticut DEEP for remediating the stream-side buffer where the same Pequonnock River flows southward into Great Hollow Lake in Wolfe Park will be used for Site-preparation and a community mobilization of volunteers to enhance the topography with plantings of native trees and shrubs.

Actual date TBD

Event Date: May 31, 2015

For more information go to http://monroeconservation.org/default.htm

(posted October 8, 2014, number 704) Water Trail: No

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Archived Event Listings: Are you looking for an event listed on this page sometime in the past? You can get over 300 of them going back to 2008 here: Past River Related Events in Connecticut. Warning: its a big page, takes a while to load, many graphics are no longer available and many of the links are no longer active.

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