HooRWA is a  citizens’ group that looks after the river.  We are dedicated to the restoration, conservation and enjoyment of the Hoosic River and its watershed, through education, research and advocacy. We envision a watershed that is ecologically sound and adds to the quality of life of its residents.


Hoosic River Water Quality Report for 2014 –  The Hoosic’s water quality is the best it has ever been!

Comparing the 2014 water quality assessment category for each station to prior year assessments indicates that the water quality remains similar at stations HOOS 01 and 02. From HOOS 02 downstream, on the mainstem of the Hoosic River, there is notable improvement in several of the stations water quality. It is noteworthy that six of these stations reach their highest ever documented water quality assessment scores and that HooRWA’s water quality monitoring program are documenting
these water quality trends.  For the full report – please check under the Monitoring heading.


Our Next Event – Join us as we partner with the Renssalaer Land Trust to pull the invasive Water Chestnut from the Hoosic River in Johnsonville NY on Saturday, June 20.   Details about pre-registration for this program and others can be found by clicking on the events calendar for the event you wish to go on.  On Saturday June 27 there will be a fly-fishing demonstration offered by angler Chris Jackson on the Hoosic down by Cole Field.  Details in the events calendar.

Raffle Tickets!  – Support HooRWA by purchasing a raffle ticket for your chance to win one of the following prizes: a Perception Impulse Kayak from Berkshire Outfitters; a mountain bike from The Spoke; a clothing gift certificate from Nature’s Closet; a 2″ caliper shade tree from Elhannon Nursery; or a fly rod with a new reel donated by a member.

The Spring 2015 Hoosic River Voice is now available.  Search for Newsletters or click here: Spring 2015 newsletter for information on Spring and Summer events and news about Riverworks and our Member Raft Day!

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