Happenings in the Housatonic River
Watershed in Massachusetts

Zebra Mussel Alert
Zebra mussels have recently been found in Laurel Lake in Lee, Mass.

See what you can do to help keep zebra mussels out of the Housatonic. MORE . . .

Good News for Fish & Wildlife!
HVA and the Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT) are looking for volunteers to survey stream crossings along the Housatonic River in the Berkshire area of the Housatonic watershed. MORE . . .  

Good news for paddlers!
Four new canoe/kayak river access sites are planned for the Berkshires. MORE . . .

Old Mill Trail Open
Old Dalton Road off Route 8 in Hinsdale. 1.5 miles of riverfront along the East Branch of the Housatonic River.
MORE . . .

Glendale Dam
FERC requires canoe access and recreation plan for Glendale Dam in Massachusetts.
 MORE . . .

Flow Monitoring
Check out HVA's Massachusetts flow monitoring data by clicking on this link...  RIFLS

  Other News

HELP Reaches 1000s of Massachusetts Students
Thousands of students in the Massachusetts watershed have had the advantage of the HELP program! MORE...

Groups successfully get protection for Upper Housatonic River
A union of conservationists and watershed stakeholders asked for special state protection for 12 miles of the river. MORE...

New sign identifies Hinsdale ACEC
Educational kiosk increases public awareness of the state-designated Area of Critical Environmental Concern. MORE...


HVA’s Berkshire Office Sports New Sign
A new sign with the HVA’s logo adorns the front of the building of HVA’s South Lee office. MORE...

DuBois Speech
Read a W.E.DuBois speech about the Housatonic at the 1930 meeting of Searles High School alumni. MORE...

Zebra Mussel

Glendale Dam, Stockbridge, Mass.

Old Mill Trail, Dalton/Hinsdale, Mass.