Photo by: Aaron Logan
Photo by: Laura Gooch

 Thank you, Housatonic Valley Heroes!

Donors ... Volunteers!

 Protecting Your Land and Water

The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA), founded in 1941, works to conserve the natural character and environmental health of our communities by protecting and restoring the lands and waters of the Housatonic Watershed for this and future generations.

Please come to Cornwall for HVA's Annual Meeting
Saturday October 17th!

Meet Alex Prud'homme

author of The Ripple Effect --
The Fate of Freshwater in the Twenty-First Century ...

HVA Annual Meeting and Awards
10 a.m. to Noon
Parish Hall, United Church of Christ, Cornwall, Conn.

Please RSVP so we have enough brunch treats 
860-672-6678 or email:

It's earlier this year!

25th Anniversary Auction to Benefit the Environment honoring auction founder Diane von Furstenberg

 Sunday, November 8, 2015


Please make your reservation by October 23


Honorary Chair Christine Baranski

Auction Co-Chairs

Linda Allard
Jack and Pam Baker
Candace Bushnell
Graydon and Anna Carter
Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani
Robert Couturier and Jeffrey Morgan

Annette de la Renta
Frank Delaney and Diane Meier
Mia Farrow
Peter and Paula Gallagher
Carolyn Klemm

Ann and Denis Leary

Seth Meyers and Alexi Ashe
Nancy and John Novogrod
Mark Rylance
Stephen Sondheim

Hamilton South and Manuel Bellod
Meryl Streep and Donald Gummer
Anne Swift and Lee Lord

Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller
Sam and Lynn Waterston
Heather Watts and Damian Woetzel


Media Sponsor TownVibe


Still River Watershed Summit
See the PowerPoints shown
at our Still River Summit


Watch this video of the
Source to Sound
paddle trip
hosted by HVA in 2011.

Watershed Map   

Please scroll down to the bottom of any page on the website to see how to get in touch with one of our three regional offices, or click Contact Us.


Upcoming Events:

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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!

Housatonic River Watershed. Click on "Housatonic Watershed" in first paragraph or on "Watershed Map" at bottom left to access enlarged map.

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.