Rivers Alliance of Connecticut is the only statewide nonprofit dedicated to protecting and enhancing Connecticut's rivers, streams, and watersheds. We promote and support environmentally sound state policies, assist the state's many watershed and river groups, and educate the public about the importance of water conservation and aquatic habitats. We are a membership-based nonprofit corporation founded in 1992.
Protecting CT's Waters for Native Fish: What are we doing? What needs to be done? How can you help? Executive director Margaret Miner answers these questions and more on last week's Yankee Fisherman podcast. You can listen to the interview online at http://www.hanradio.com/5303-news/yankee-fisherman/725-yankee-fisherman/ .
STREAMLINES - The Summer 2014 newsletter of Rivers Alliance of CT is available. Older newsletters can be found in our archive.
Rivers Alliance Sold a Boat! Thank you to all who supported Rivers Alliance at the Mystic Seaport Wooden Boat Show throughout the weekend June 27-29! Thank you as well to our Board of Directors and staff who kindly shared their time as we exhibited a beautiful, hand-crafted wooden Rangeley row boat. Most of all thank you to generous donor and longtime Rivers Alliance member Geoffrey Meissner who built the impressive boat and donated it to Rivers Alliance. The proceeds from the sale go directly to Rivers Alliance’s mission to protect and enhance Connecticut's waters and aquatic habitats. To see Geoff’s amazing work and his step by step process, check out these pictures: https://picasaweb.google.com/GeoffMeissner/Rangeley
Nitrogen and Phosphorus: Friends AND Foes! An examination of nutrient loading problems for the River Smart program.
The governor's talk and commitment were outstanding at the Connecticut Strategic Water Resources Planning Conference at UConn Law School in Hartford.
Manual Available: ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN CONNECTICUT
This text was written as part of grant from the Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation for education on alternate sewage treatment systems (ATS). These controversial systems typically allow for onsite treatment of sewage on properties too small for a traditional septic system.
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