What We Do

The Niantic River Watershed Committee conducts a number of activities throughout the year and throughout the watershed to achieve the goals of the Niantic River Watershed Protection Plan.

Tree filter frame is being emplaced along Pennsylvania Avenue in Niantic.

Tree filter frame is placed along Pennsylvania Avenue in Niantic.

In partnership with many organizations throughout the region, we conduct water quality management, including water quality monitoring and water quality improvement projects; habitat restoration; outreach and education to areas residents and schools; and we advocate for the protection of the Niantic River and the surrounding watershed.

Restored riparian buffer at the Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve in East Lyme

Restored riparian buffer at the Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve in East Lyme

Read on to learn more about what we do!

East Lyme Elementary School children learn about nonpoint source pollution (NPS) and stormwater management at the Hole in the Wall Outdoor Classroom in east Lyme.

East Lyme Elementary School children learn about non-point source pollution (NPS) and storm water management at the Hole in the Wall Outdoor Classroom in East Lyme.

Contact Watershed Coordinator Judy Rondeau at judy.rondeau@comcast.net  or 860-774-9600 extension 13 to learn more or to volunteer.