Naugatuck River Revival Group
We are a non-profit group dedicated to the eradication of trash and debris in and along the Naugatuck River, to reviving its beauty and improving conditions for the wildlife that live in and around the river. The NRRG educates the public about safe recreational use of the river. The NRRG alerts the public of oil & sewage spills, creates documentaries about the wildlife & its impairment, Greenway development and recreation. We are getting all 11 towns to start Trash Excluder Pilot Programs to eliminate trash in the river. We are trying to get CT-DEEP to write Connecticut's first Trash TMDL. A Trash TMDL will help eliminate trash entering the river. We will actively resist any future negative economic externality that harms the river's ecosystem. We are documenting the Kinneytown Dam's destructive effect on the river. We were interveners opposing the construction of Towantic. We are helping the Waterbury Mayor with his new 2018 River Brigade.
The funds from Give Local will be purposed toward saving/archiving video. We are witness to the Naugatuck River through video storytelling. What we have and will be documenting is irreplaceable footage. Managing, preserving and authenticating our digital video from creation to cataloging to sharing is our most difficult challenge. It is important to show what exists now but it is equally important for future generations to access this data. We are committed to this end. Your gifts will help us achieve this goal. The 3 photos are of trapped Elvers & Alewives below Kinneytown and Sondra Zak removing tires at Kinneytown.
132 Radnor Ave
Naugatuck, CT 06770