We promote and protect the lower Quinnipiac, Mill and West Rivers in South Central Connecticut.
painting the birdwatchers' blind
River Advocates was founded in 2016 as a 501c3 non profit organization by residents of South Central Connecticut with a passion for our rivers and their wildlife.
watch DEEP's video 2013
Allnex Agrees to Standard
Record-Journal May 15, 2016
Interns Train as River Guides
Aug. 7, 2016
Projects & Activities
We train river guides and volunteers, lead paddling trips, monitor water quality, carry out river restoration, educate and advocate for clean water and wildlife.
River Advocates welcomes members of all financial abilities--from low income to corporate.
We welcome your participation as river guides, monitors, habitat restorers, educators and advocates who strengthen permits to help our local rivers!
Monitoring Water Quality
River Advocates is working with partners to monitor rivers and Long Island Sound.