Partners/Resource Contacts

Millers River Watershed CouncilThere are many organizations which MRWC consults with or refers to when partnering on watershed issues. Websites for several excellent photographers who contributed images to this website are also included.

Watershed Park History of The Millers River Watershed Council

Athol Bird and Nature Club (ABNC)
The Club provides indoor and outdoor educational opportunities for the appreciation and conservation of the rich natural resources of the North Quabbin Region.

Millers River Environmental Center (MREC)
MREC is a community resource providing a working environment for collaboration between governmental and non-governmental agencies and citizens. Integral to this mission is a strong emphasis on the education and training of area citizens to enhance their appreciation for, connection with, and stewardship of the rich natural resources of the region.

North Quabbin Woods
NQW is a source for many local service providers, recreation opportunities, and promotes the health, vitality, and sustainability of the region.

Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust
MGLCT protects significant natural, agricultural, and scenic areas and encourages land stewardship in North Central and Western Massachusetts for the benefit of the environment, the economy and future generations.

Millers River Trout Unlimited 
Millers River-TU is dedicated to fly fishing, river protection and conservation.

Paul Rezendes Photography
MRWC wishes to thank photographer, author and watershed resident Paul Rezendes for the limited use of several of his photographs. All images remain the sole property of the photographer.

Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) 
MRPC is available to provide a wide variety of services to its member communities including economic development studies and initiatives, drafting of applications for state funding on behalf of a community, administering grants, traffic studies, zoning and subdivision updates, assistance with town master plans and open space plans, mapping assistance through our Geographic Information System (GIS) and many other services.

Connecticut River Watershed Council
The CRWC advocates for the entire, four-state Connecticut River watershed.  It work to protect water—the river, its tributaries, lakes, fish; and the land, plants, and creatures connected to that water. The Millers River is a tributary to the Connecticut River.

Massachusetts Watershed Coalition
The MRWC works with community partners across Massachusetts. MWC’s mission is the protection and restoration of watershed ecosystems to sustain healthy streams, lakes, water supplies and aquatic habitats.                                                                         Community Stormwater Solutions: Local town officials, DPW staff and the public are invited to attend the Mass Watershed Coalition’s Annual Conference, April 12 from 4-8:30 pm in Worcester.

Mass. Department of Environmental Protection
Check this site for descriptions of the many water-related programs run by DEP’s Bureau of Resource Protection and its Division of Water Management.

Mass Riverways Program/DER
The mission of the Riverways Program is to promote the restoration, protection and ecological integrity of the Commonwealth’s rivers, streams and adjacent lands.

Massachusetts Rivers Alliance
The MRA is a state-wide organization that focuses on state water-related policies and provides support to local watershed groups.

John Burk Photography
Thanks to John Burk, author and photographer, for the limited use of his photographs. All images remain the sole property of the photographer.