Our Mission



The Mill River Watershed Association exists to promote effective stewardship of the Watershed through conservation and restoration.  Broad-based and collaborative, the MRWA pursues the following goals:

1 Long term Watershed Health:


MRWA helps organize efforts to ensure a clean and stable ecosystem through scientific monitoring, intelligent restoration, and vigorous preservation.

2 Informed Community Involvement in Policy Development:

MRWA promotes relevant research, education for all interested parties, and the formation of partnerships to guide public policy managing the Watershed.

3 Utilization of the Watershed's Resources:

MRWA facilitates appropriate, sustainable uses of the Watershed in ways that respect and nurture the integrity and well-being of the Mill River.

Our Motto


“Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.” ―Wendell Berry