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.  (Read more)

Upcoming Events

Run for the River!  The Boquet River Association (BRASS) is hosting a 4-mile Cookie Run in Wadhams on Saturday, October 18th at 10:00am.  Registration begins at 9:30am and there is a $10.00 entry fee.  Walkers are welcome. (Read more)

Explore the Boquet River Watershed on a BRASS Fall 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.


Watershed Management Plan Public Presentation

The Boquet River Association and the Town  of Westport held two information meetings where the public provided input on the physical condition of the Boquet River and discussed water quality and important watershed protection issues.  The events featured over two dozen large maps that illustrated the diverse physical features of the Boquet River watershed.

The informational meetings were held on August 4th and August 26th.  The maps will be available for viewing and further public input during town meetings in the towns of Elizabethtown, Lewis, Essex, and Willsboro.  (Read more)

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

Phone:  518-962-4810 x 409 (Anita Deming, President)

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