Photo by: Aaron Logan
Photo by: Laura Gooch


HVA'S Auction for the Environment 

Sunday, December 3, 2017 
1 p.m. at the Washington Primary School, Washington, Conn. 

Join event chairs Christine Baranski and Margo Martindale for an afternoon to remember! Bid on cool items, services and unique experiences - with all proceeds supporting HVA's work for cleaner lands and waters.

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Art & Cocktail Reception Draws Standing-Room Only Crowd

On Wednesday, August 9, a special event “Celebrating the Beauty of the Housatonic” was held at historic Stockbridge Station in Stockbridge, Mass. Hosted by longtime HVA supporters Richard and Pamela Stebbins, the celebration highlighted the work of Housatonic Valley Association and gave river lovers a chance to mix and mingle.

And special thanks to Jim Schantz and Schantz Galleries for this opportunity to showcase the Housatonic River!

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Teen stewards, Aquarion volunteers and Earth Tones and HVA employees put the finishing touches on a new access site on the Still River in New Milford.

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Photo: Trish Haldin

Special thanks to our members and volunteers


To protect the natural character and environmental health of the entire Housatonic Watershed for this and future generations.

Into this ...  By donating your old vehicle to HVA.

You are a driving force behind HVA's environmental work! Now you have a great opportunity to support our mission and recycle your vehicle. We accept almost anything that is in one piece and towable from any location -- cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, trailers, boats, planes, ATVs, even farm equipment. Your donation will be picked up and is tax deductible.       Check it out!

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Beautiful video of the Housatonic River by Lazlo Gyorsok

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

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Embrace the Housatonic: WNPR interview of paddlers

Click on the green highlighted "Housatonic Watershed" or on "Watershed Map" on this page to access enlarged map

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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.