The Boquet River Association (BRASS) is a small, membership-based, volunteer-oriented non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of water and life in the 280-square mile Boquet River watershed.  BRASS uses a collaborative, non-regulatory approach to watershed management, and works with individuals, organizations, local governments and state and federal agencies to solve problems affecting the river.


Upcoming events


Watershed Management Plan Presentation

The Boquet River Association and the Town  of Westport invite you to attend a public informational meeting where you can:

  • provide your input on the physical condition of the Boquet River and its Watershed.
  • discuss water quality and watershed protection issues important to you.

The informational meeting will be held on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 PM in the Floral Hall at the Essex County Fairgrounds, Corner of Sisco Street and Route 9N, Westport, New York 12996  (Read more)

BRASS Celebrates 30 years of service to the Boquet River and invites you to our party.  Please join us for beverages, snacks and sweets as you view the newly created maps that illustrate the diversity and complexity of our watershed in full color.  The party will begin at 6:30 PM prior to the WMP Presentation.

Explore the Boquet River Watershed on a BRASS Summer Ramble. Over the next few months, BRASS Crew will host paddles, hikes and other interesting outings.  Events will be promoted in the local newspapers.

Join Friends of BRASS to get regular updates on events and volunteer opportunities. Contact  Kathy at sneezebeez@yahoo.com.


Trashy Event

by Alvin Reiner

BRASS (Boquet River Association) members scoured both sides of about 5,000 feet of the Boquet River in Willsboro as part of the association’s campaign to clean a major tributary to Lake Champlain.  (Read more)

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Mailing Address:  PO Box 374, Elizabethtown, NY  12932

Email Address:  info@boquetriver.org

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