Science has brought new understanding of how
rivers and streams move through their watersheds, and what
that means for people making their homes, cultivating their
farms, and conducting their businesses on their banks.
See below for helpful publications, studies, and
riverbank restoration projects sponsored by the Connecticut
River Joint Commissions.
Challenge of Erosion in the Connecticut River
Learn more about this complex river process and
what you need to know if you have a river for a
neighbor. Browse CRJC's set of fact sheets,
including methods for stabilizing an eroding
riverabnk and where to go for a permit based on
where your project is located.
Buffers for the Connecticut River
Native trees and shrubs growing naturally on the
shore are a river's best hedge against pollution.
Visit our widely-acclaimed series of fact sheets,
including the many benefits of buffers, recommended
plants, and sources of assistance for restoring
Assessment & Riverbank
The Connecticut River Joint Commissions have
sponsored a series of fluvial geomorphic
assessments on the northern mainstem and several
northern tributaries. Find study reports and
erosion maps for 16 northern Vermont and New
on River Morphology