Town of Branford, Town of East Haven, Short Beach Civic Association
The lower Farm River Estuary is the dividing line between the towns of East Haven and Branford.

Branford Land Trust acquires and manages open space, promotes education about natural resources, and encourages the community to get involved.

East 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 therein.

Branford Trolley Museum
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.

Schooner Sound Learning
A private, non-profit marine education organization dedicated to the conservation of the environment, particularly Long Island Sound and the rivers of Connecticut.

The Center for Watershed Protection provides local governments, activists, and watershed organizations around the country with the technical tools for protecting streams, lakes and rivers.

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
The DEP manages almost every aspect of the Connecticut outdoors.

Connecticut 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.

Rivers Alliance of Connecticut promotes and supports environmentally sound state policies, assists the state’s many watershed and river groups and educates the public about the importance of water conservation and aquatic habitats.

The 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.

River Network provides resources and other support to local grassroots organizations working to conserve their local streams.

Connecticut Audubon Society
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.




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