Photo by: Aaron Logan
Photo by: Laura Gooch

Special thanks to our members and volunteers


HVA’s mission – since 1941 – is to conserve the natural character and environmental health of our communities by protecting and restoring the land and waters of the Housatonic Watershed for this and future generations.


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Housatonic River Watershed. Click on the green highliglhted "Housatonic Watershed" or on "Watershed Map" on this page to access enlarged map

Featured Video:

Embrace the Housatonic: WNPR interview of paddlers

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HVA's 75th anniversary : Frank Delaney delights with "River Words"

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Our View: We dedicate this film to all who delight in and wish to preserve this spectacular place we call home—the Housatonic River watershed. Without you, this wouldn’t exist. So, Thank you!

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Preserving Connecticut: A video by Chris Armentano that shows the efforts of people and organizations, such as the Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative, to protect the environment of the Nutmeg State.