Welcome to the River Roundup - FRCC’s River Stewardship News, featuring articles from the Wild and Scenic Upper Farmington River in Connecticut. They will focus on safety, education, and recent happenings on the river. If you have an idea for an article you would like to see written, please let us know.
Barkhamsted is under a flood watch! Now there are some words we have not heard often in the past year.
2016 marks the first time ever that the Governor has issued a Drought Watch in the state of CT. Learn more about the drought we are in and how it is affecting the Farmington River.
Do you own land along the Farmington River? One of the most important decisions you can make is how you manage the buffer zone between your land and the river, also known as the riparian buffer zone.
The summer of 2015 has come and gone. It was the first year the FRCC had an official ‘River Steward Program’. Besides myself, three paid stewards and five volunteer stewards patrolled the river with a mission to make the Wild and Scenic section of the Farmington ‘A safe and fun place to recreate on’. Over 1200 hours were spent by the team on the river.
Hello Farmington River neighbors. My name is Stephan Bastrzycki, the FRCC River Steward for the Wild and Scenic Section of the Farmington River. Since this is the first ‘River Roundup’ newsletter, I wanted to introduce myself. I have met many of you over the course of the past year, but some of you that are new to our mail list may not know that this is the inaugural season of our stewardship program on the river...