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We want to engage people who live, work, and play in our watershed to learn about the challenges to the river, and help us work to solve some of those challenges, and celebrate the progress that we make.
The Friends of the Winooski River needs your help to build our capacity to restore and protect the waters of the Winooski Watershed.
I love the Winooski River! Every season of the year, I can find beautiful places along the river that take my breath away. It's the water of life for those of us lucky enough to live in her watershed.
Tons of trash removed from the Winooski River
Water quality samples analyzed
Trees and shrubs planted
Launch from Bolton dam, take out at Richmond town green
The Onion River Race and Ramble is a 10.5-mile paddle from Bolton to Richmond on Vermont's Winooski River. The Race and Ramble attracts serious racers as well as paddlers looking for a fun time on the water.
Heineberg Bridge Access
Get your friends and family together to start planning your lighting scheme for the 6th-not-exactly-annual River of Light: Paddling by the Light of the Moon. We will meet at the Heineberg Bridge Access (on the Colchester side of the Rt 127 bridge over the Winooski River) at 7:00 PM. Participants will leave their boats and drive their cars to the Colchester Point Fishing Access. There participants will organize self-shuttles to come back to the put in. The goal is to launch at sunset and paddle the 2.5 miles to Lake Champlain.
Celebrate 25 years of working together to restore the health of our watershed! We’ll enjoy live music by Colin McCaffrey, recognition of some of our outstanding volunteers, and a presentation about beavers in the landscape by Tyler Brown, ...
A lot of the conversation about the health of Lake Champlain focuses on agriculture, so it isn't surprising that many people don't realize that one acre of developed land -- roofs, driveways, streets -- can shed more
Do you love to get out on the water? We have three paddling events this summer, and we're seeking Sponsors. We have been sponsored in the past by Ben & Jerry's, Concept2, Seventh Generation, and many
Whether you have 5 or 500 acres of woodland, you can help prevent flood damage and produce one of Vermont’s most important forest products—clean water! Healthy woodlands can absorb,