HRR News

$25,000 grant to help fund Hoosic River Revival

Posted Saturday, November 17, 2018 11:39 am By Adam Shanks, The Berkshire Eagle NORTH ADAMS — The effort to revitalize the Hoosic River has received a $25,000 boost from the state. A $25,000 grant, announced Friday by Gov. Charlie Baker's office, will help Hoosic...

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Our Opinion: Making room for a river in North Adams

Berkshire Eagle Editorial, November 19, 2018 The $25,000 state grant awarded to North Adams' Hoosic River Revival announced by Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday (Eagle, Nov. 18) doesn't sound like a whopping amount by itself, but it could well act as the key to unlock...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 chute built...

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