Photo by: Aaron Logan
Photo by: Laura Gooch

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HVA and the Schantz Gallery

Invite you

to a Cocktail Reception

Celebrating the Beauty of the Housatonic River

Wednesday, August 9  6-7:30 pm
hosted by Richard and Pamela Stebbins
at the
Schantz Gallery
Stockbridge Station
3 Depot Street, Stockbridge, Mass.

T H A N K S   T O   A L L 

G O L F E R S   A N D


for making the golf tournament
a great success!

Even with temperatures soaring into the 90s, about 50 golfers enjoyed a day on the links for HVA’s 18th annual “Fore the Rivers” golf tournament on June 12th at the Heritage Village Country Club in Southbury, Conn. ...
made possible with the support of our many sponsors.

See photos of the golf teams and award presentations

New Milford opens riverfront trail
along the Housatonic

Celebrating the official opening of the Young’s Field Riverfront Trail on June 17, the second phase of the New Milford River Trail, HVA Executive Director Lynn Werner presented NMRTA Director Tom O’Brien with a Housatonic RiverBelt Greenway Award. In this photo New Milford Mayor David Gronbach is behind her.


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!

View the watershed map

Beautiful video of the Housatonic River by Lazlo Gyorski


Featured Video:

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

Featured Video:

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

Featured Video:

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!

Featured Video:

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.