Photo by: Aaron Logan
Photo by: Laura Gooch

 Protecting Your Land and Water

The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA), founded in 1941, works to conserve the natural character and environmental health of our communities by protecting and restoring the lands and waters of the Housatonic Watershed for this and future generations.

Thanks to all of you for supporting our annual auction for the environment!

Sunday, November 23

See photos of this year's festivities.

And many thanks to our auction sponsors as well.



Check out our Valley Greenway Guide
and see info about the guide.

Still River Watershed Summit
See the PowerPoints shown at our Still River Summit under
What We do/Issues and Hot Topics

Watch this video of the Source to Sound paddle trip hosted by HVA in 2011.

  • Who We Are tells you about the people, the story, and the dedicated organizations behind HVA.

  • What We Do describes our many functions and activities.

  • The Library is where to find our publications, photos, videos, and our financial and legal documents.

Please scroll down to the bottom of any page on the website to see how to get in touch with one of our three regional offices, or click Contact Us.


Featured Video:

Our View: We dedicate this film to all who delight in and wish to preserve this spectacular place we call home—the Housatonic River watershed. Without you, this wouldn’t exist. So, Thank you!

Housatonic River Watershed. Click on "Housatonic Watershed" in first paragraph or on "Watershed Map" at bottom left to access enlarged map.

Featured Video:

Preserving Connecticut: A video by Chris Armentano that shows the efforts of people and organizations, such as the Litchfield Hills Greenprint Collaborative, to protect the environment of the Nutmeg State.