The Connecticut: New England's Great River

Presenter: Adair Mulligan

The largest river in New England rises in a small beaver pond near the Canadian border and flows over 400 miles through four states, falling 2,670 feet to the sea through America's only watershed-based national fish and wildlife refuge. Adair Mulligan leads an armchair tour of this great river in New Hampshire and Vermont, exploring its history and natural beauty through the seasons and among the communities that have sprung up along its banks. Next, the discussion will shift to how the river has influenced the lives of those who live there, and how they, in turn, have affected the river. Much more than a travelogue, this presentation explores the many issues involved in managing the health of this major river, and how citizens from all walks of life have created a vision for its future. 

Event Details

When:

Saturday, May 20, 2023 11:00am

Where:

Olive G. Pettis Library
36 Mill Village Road North
Goshen NH 03752

Hosted By:

Olive G. Pettis Library

Contact Info:

Olive G. Pettis Library
603-863-6921