MRGI HAS A NEW WEBSITE!

By JW Sinton

MRGI Has a new website Dear Mill River Lovers, We’ve returned just in time to bring you some joy during these hard times. Lots has been happening to all of us, and for MRGI, it’s been a time to focus our energies. on: 1. A new website; 2. Extending the […]

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Fund Drive to Link the Mill River to Broad Brook

By JW Sinton

Fund Drive to Link the Mill River to Broad Brook Please help the City of Northampton acquire this critical link! Dear Mill River Lovers, Steve McDonough on behalf of the Leeds Civic Association, Friends of Northampton Trails, and Yours Truly urge you to contribute to this great project. Here’s how […]

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Invasive Plant Management Walk, Lathrop Community, Easthampton,Oct. 28

By JW Sinton

Reigster early, folks, and learn how to manage invasive plants on this walk at the Lathrop Community in Easthampton! Learn how and why they are removing invasive plants to protect wildlife in Lathrop’s forests. See what is replacing the invasives in areas where they’ve worked for up to five years. […]

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Bike Ride to Support Global Efforts to Limit Climate Change Effects

By JW Sinton

The Mill River Greenway Initiative is urging all our members to join with our neighbors and partners in a bike ride on Friday, September 27th at 5:30 to celebrate two weeks of support to limit the effects of climate change. Let’s do it!    

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Late Summer Email Blast

By JW Sinton

Welcome back to the Mill River, everyone, welcome back from wherever you’ve been, even if you’ve only traveled a few miles from home! This late summer newsletter is a teaser about what’s to come but first, we must give thanks for the gifts the river has received. Of all these […]

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Two May Events

By JW Sinton

Welcome to Springtime, dear Mill River Lovers, We hope you’re enjoying this amazing spring weather by the riverside as the marsh marigold flowers die back and the riparian woodlands come alive with spring flowers! Two more Mill River events are happening over the next two weeks, one on the Hidden […]

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The World As Seen From Paradise Pond

By JW Sinton

Come hear John’s latest take on Devil’s Den to Lickingwater. Thursday, April 18th, 7:30 at Graham Hall in Hillyer Hall (the Arts Building) at Smith College.

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Re-live The 1874 Williamsburg Dam Disaster with Eric Weber!

By JW Sinton

The Mill River Flood Wednesday, April 17 1:00-3:00 at the Garden House Tickets are $10 each and available by calling 413-584-5457 In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, eleven Mill River manufacturers banded together to build a dam and reservoir in Williamsburg that would collect water at times of […]

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April 6 River Cleanup Florence Fields to Paradise Pond

By JW Sinton

Cleanup The River Banks With Us On Saturday April 6 From 9:00 to 11:00 AM Meet at the Smith College Museum of Art on Elm St. MRGI and the Connecticut River Conservancy are co-sponsoring this clean-up effort to kick-off Community Day at the Smith College Museum of Art. We invite you to take action […]

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Devil’s Den to Lickingwater Events March-May

By JW Sinton

March 13th 6:00 PM at Meekins Library in Williamsburg April 18th 7:30 at Smith College May 13th at Forbes Library Dear Mill River Lovers, The Devil’s Den event at Meekins Library will be at 6:00 PM. Williamsburg and the Upper Mill River Watershed will be featured. The event at Smith […]

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