The Norwalk River Watershed Association, incorporated in 1996, is a not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to improve the water quality and aesthetic value of the 40,000-acre Norwalk River watershed; to encourage recreational use of the existing trails and open space; and to promote research, education, cooperation, and action on the part of the stakeholders in the seven watershed towns in CT (Ridgefield, Redding, Wilton, New Canaan, Weston, and Norwalk) and NY (Lewisboro).


Become a Norwalk River Watershed Association Member-Download Form. General members are invited to free programs and activities.  They also receive NRWA's newsletter "In the Mainstream," which lists activities and updates members on pertinent problems, progress, projects, and programs within the watershed.  Membership rates start at $30.  Please make your tax-deductable donation payable to NRWA, Inc., and send to the address below.


Make a donation to NRWA via PayPal. Please include your name, address, e-mail, and preferred method for receiving the semi-annual newsletter (via postal mail or e-mail), and any other special instructions or involvement preferences you may have.

Responsible Business Network:

You are invited to join the Responsible Business Network (RBN) of the Norwalk River Watershed Association (NRWA), as we work to improve the water quality and quality of life in the watershed where your business thrives and your customers and employees live. This program promotes responsible business practices and the companies that lead the way in protection of our natural resources.

View businesses who have signed the Norwalk River Watershed Association Responsible Business Network [RBN] Environmental Pledge.

Volunteer Opportunities:

The Norwalk River Watershed Association needs volunteers to help in many areas.  Whether you have the equivalent of one morning a year or one morning a week, the Norwalk River and its watershed can benefit from your time and talents.  Please let us know if you can help in these areas or in any others:

Stewardship: River Rangers | River Cleanup Days | Habitat Restoration | Invasive Plants

Research: Water Testing(through the River Watch Organization) | Inventory of Vernal Pools, Flora, Fauna | History of the River, Dams, and People

Fundraising: Grant Writing | Special Projects

Open Space: Trail System & Greenway | Mapping

Education: Programs | Land Use | Landscaping | Legislation | River Guides

Organizational: Membership | Computer Entry

Graphic Design: Graphic Design/Photography | Photography and/or Exhibits

Public Relations: Publicity | Speaking (slide script) | Events

Volunteer Form PDF

High Water Marks- NRWA Volunteer Profiles

Norwalk River Watershed Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 197
Georgetown, CT 06829






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