HRR News

HRR is Pleased to Welcome 5 New Board Members

We are delighted to have the following people join the HRR Board of Directors, as we bid goodbye and deep gratitude for their long-term commitment to HRR to John DeRosa, Richard Doucette, Anne French, Tom Jorling, Elaine Mattern, and Dave Willette. OUR FIVE NEW BOARD... read more

HRR Historical Highlights

2008-2017 In 2008, more than 30 community residents gathered to share interest in and questions about the feasibility of researching if/how our downtown concrete-channelized Hoosic River might be transformed into a 21st century flood control system that is also an... read more

Interactive Walk with the Brayton Science Camp

In July, the HRR summer intern and Williams College student, Johanna Wasserman led an interactive walk along the Hoosic River with Brayton Science Camp students. The students learned about the history of the Hoosic River, the ecology and wildlife that lives along the... read more

MCLA Day of Service 2016

As part of the MCLA Community Day of Service, HRR friends Judy Grinnell, Fred and Marilyn Moran, Mike DiLego, Gerry Desmarais, and Brian Richards from the City of NA joined six MCLA students to clean up debris around the south branch of the Hoosic River Thanks to... read more

Environmental Planning

The following article, titled “Environmental Planning”, appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of the Williams College Alumni Magazine. Read more: by Francesca Shanks, Williams Magazine As it runs through North Adams, the Hoosic River flows through a concrete... read more

Environmental Planning

by Francesca Shanks, Williams Magazine As it runs through North Adams, the Hoosic River flows through a concrete chute built decades ago for flood control. The chute obscures the view of the river, it is inhospitable to river organisms, and parts of it are starting to... read more