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While located at the University of Connecticut, the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources’s mission is to collaborate with and serve all colleges and universities in the state to resolve state and regional water related problems and provide a strong connection between water resource managers and the academic community, in addition to sharing the results of water resources research and other information with the general public.

"Our mission is to protect all the waters of Connecticut: surface waters, aquifers, and wetlands. We promote and support good water policies statewide; we assist environmental groups, businesses, and individuals who seek to improve the quality of local waters. We offer educational services for experts and beginners alike. "

"FRWA leads in addressing Farmington River issues such as water quality, water allocation, habitat restoration, recreation, open space, and wetland and floodplain protection. We work with federal, state and local governments, business and industry, and with people in the watershed’s 33 communities to protect the river and its surrounding landscape.

"We are a statewide, water-focused, nonprofit land trust supported by people, like you, who believe that the protection of exceptional shore land is essential to the quality of life in Vermont. With your help, we can continue to protect popular swimming holes, breathtaking gorges, magnificent waterfalls, fishing and boating accesses, paddlers’ trails, wildlife corridors, watersheds and so much more.

"The Connecticut River Watershed Council advocates for the entire, four-state Connecticut River watershed. We work to protect water—the river, its tributaries, lakes, fish; and the land, plants, and creatures connected to that water. We work to keep them safe now, and for future generations. It is a huge responsibility that we take very seriously."

"The Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire is home to a remarkable partnership among the governments in the two states, businesses, farmers, conservationists, and other citizens from many walks of life. Working together through the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, they seek to build a strong and vibrant economy while conserving the natural wealth and beauty of this special place...

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