Norwalk River Watershed Association

New Canaan, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Weston, Wilton, CT; Lewisboro, NY

NEWS

NRWA Supports the Removal of the Flock Process Dam

Photo courtesy of The Norwalk Hour

Photo courtesy of The Norwalk Hour

Hotel Zero Degrees owner, Bill Burnham, whose restaurant overlooks the falling water of the dam, has argued against removal of the dam. NRWA believes that the dam should be removed in order to begin to restore the river to its natural state. Dam removal would increase anadromous fish passage upstream, increase flooding resilience, and eliminate the risks of dam failure. See our letter to the editor in the Norwalk Hour or in the Connecticut Plus. For more information on the history of dams on the Norwalk River, click here.

EVENTS

Friday & Saturday, May 9 & 10, 8AM-2PM. Ridgefield Garden Club Plant Sale.

Ballard Garden, Ridgefield.

Friday (12PM-7PM) & Saturday (9AM-12PM), May 9 & 10. Wilton Garden Club Plant Sale.

At the gazebo on the Green in Wilton Center.

Wednesday, May 14, 7PM. NRWA Annual Meeting: Dick Harris of HarborWatch to Speak on Water Quality Improvements.

The public is invited to join us to learn more about and help celebrate recent victories in water quality improvement in the beautiful Norwalk River. Held at Gilbert & Bennett Community and Culture Center, 49 New St., Wilton. For more information contact us at 877-NRWA-INFO (877-679-2463) or info@norwalkriver.org.

Saturday May 17, 11AM – 3PM. The 2014 Connecticut Tree Festival.

This 7th annual festival offers family-style activities such as a rope tree climb for kids and showcases a diverse line-up of environmentally-minded exhibitors (including NRWA). Rain or shine, free admission. Cranbury Park, 300 Grumman Ave, Norwalk. Info at the Norwalk Tree Alliance website.

The Norwalk River, Fall 2013.
Photo by Daryl Hawk.
Norwalk River

Norwalk River, Fall 2013.

Photo: Daryl Hawk

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