Resources and Links

RIVER SMART CT
How you can keep polluted stormwater out of your favorite river.

CONNECTICUT STREAM CROSSING MANUAL
Information on properly designed and maintained culverts and bridges for fish and wildlife passage.

LARGE WOODY DEBRIS FACT SHEET
This CT DEP fact sheet describes the vital importance of large woody debris to river ecosystems and provides guidance for its beneficial management.

MASSACHUSETTS STREAM CROSSING HANDBOOK
Information on properly designed and maintained culverts and bridges for fish and wildlife passage.

INTERACTIVE CONNECTICUT STATE REGISTER & MANUAL
Information on all of Connecticut's federal, state, and local officials and data.

FRESHWATER MUSSEL, SNAILS AND CRAYFISH OF THE UPPER FARMINGTON RIVER WATERSHED by Ethan Nedeau, 2008

CT DEEP PRESS RELEASE ON THE INVASIVE ALGAE, DIDYMO FOUND ON THE FARMINGTON, Spring 2011


(The below reference materials are available at the Farmington River Watershed Association offices, 749 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070.)

Upper Farmington River Management Plan, April 29, 1993

Farmington Wild and Scenic River Study Final Report, May 1995

FRWA Newsletter, Fall 1997

Orientation Report for the Study Committee, February 1988

Eligibility and Classification Report, August 1989

Evaluation of Existing Protection, June 1990

Assessment of Water Supply Needs of Greater Hartford, August 1990

An In-stream Flow Study of the Main Stem and the West Branch of the Farmington River, June 1992

Effects of Flow Levels on Segments of the Farmington River, July 1993

The Importance of Stream Buffers, 1997

Individual Water Supply Plan of the MDC and its required updates as approved by the CT DPHS

CGS 25-178 a-b Designation of the Farmington River within the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System


Past Newsletters

Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2004 Spring Volume 2, Issue 1
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2005 Summer Volume 2, Issue 3
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2005 Winter Volume 2, Issue 2
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2006 Spring Volume 3, Issue 1
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2007 Spring Volume 4, Issue 1
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2007 Summer Volume 4, Issue 2
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2008 Summer Volume 5, Issue 2
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2008 Winter Volume 5, Issue 1
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2009 Fall Volume 6, Issue 1
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2010 Fall Volume 6 Issue 3
Wild and Scenic Newsletter 2010 Spring Vol. 6, Issue 2
Wild and Scenic Newsletter Fall 2011
Wild and Scenic Newsletter Spring 2011