of Branford, Town
of East Haven,
Beach Civic Association
The lower Farm River Estuary
is the dividing line between
the towns of East Haven and
Land Trust acquires and manages open space, promotes education
about natural resources, and encourages the community to get involved.
Haven Land Trust is
dedicated to acquiring and preserving
open space in our town, protecting
areas of natural beauty, and
conserving water resources,
swamps, woodlands, farms, ponds,
and the plant and animal life
The oldest operating trolley museum in the United States. A three
mile round trip on one of its antique trolleys goes through the
heart of the Farm River Estuary lower watershed.
A private, non-profit marine education organization dedicated to
the conservation of the environment, particularly Long Island Sound
and the rivers of Connecticut.
Center for Watershed Protection provides local governments,
activists, and watershed organizations around the country with the
technical tools for protecting streams, lakes and rivers.
Department of Environmental Protection
The DEP manages almost every aspect of the Connecticut outdoors.
Fund for the Environment utilizes law, science, and education
to promote better air and water quality, control toxic contamination,
minimize the adverse impacts of highways and traffic congestion,
protect public water supplies, and preserve open space and wetlands.
Alliance of Connecticut promotes and supports environmentally
sound state policies, assists the states many watershed and
river groups and educates the public about the importance of water
conservation and aquatic habitats.
Connecticut Watershed Conservation Network (CWC Network)
brings together members of river and watershed groups, land trusts,
conservation commissions, government agencies, and other stakeholders
to identify ways to improve communication, share organizational
resources, and better coordinate watershed protection efforts statewide.
Network provides resources and other support to local grassroots
organizations working to conserve their local streams.
An independent, statewide, nonprofit membership supported organization
dedicated to providing excellence in environmental education, encouraging
conservation of the state's natural resources and advocating for
enlightened leadership on ecological matters.