Reports about the Farmington River
NEW! Archaeological Assessment of the Lower Farmington River & Salmon Brook: Study prepared for the Lower Farmington River & Salmon Brook Wild & Scenic Study Committee by Dr. Kenneth L. Feder, Ph.D., Central Connecticut State University and Dr. Marc L. Banks, Marc L. Banks, Ph.D., LLC. Additional material prepared by Dr. John Harmon, Ph.D. CCSU.
NEW! Use and Economic Importance of the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook: Read the economics of using the Lower River and Salmon Brook. Study conducted by The Center for Public Policy and Social Research (CPPSR) at Central Connecticut State University.
The Farmington Valley Biodiversity Project: A Model for Intermunicipal Biodiversity Planning in Connecticut. An innovative partnership between 7 towns (Avon, Canton, East Granby, Farmington, Granby, Simsbury, and Suffield), the WCS/MCA, and FRWA to 1) collect and map biodiversity data, 2) identify priority conservation areas, and 3) promote awareness of the region’s unique biodiversity and ways to conserve it. Finalized December 2006. Read more about the project and download maps at the official FVBP page.
State of the Farmington River Watershed: August 2003 report on the current condition of the watershed. Note: report files are in PDF format and are very large.
Farmington River Economic Study: Learn the value of protecting a river!
- Text Body (PDF) and Report Survey (PDF)
Pequabuck River Management Plan: Recommended actions and strategies to restore the imperilled Pequabuck River.
- Management Plan Text in PDF
Farmington River Watershed (Massachusetts) Water Quality Assessment Report: Report by the Massachusetts DEP
on water quality in the Massachusetts portion of the Watershed.
- Report Body in Word (3.4 MB) or PDF (2 MB)
- Appendices in Word (2.7 MB) or PDF (709 KB)
New Hartford Buildable Lands Study: September 2003 report on Buildable vs Unbuildable lands in New Hartford.
Read the 9/26/03 Hartford Courant Article.