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In memory of Annette Gattilia who passed away on April 28th, 2014. 

The Gattilia Family Library will serve as constant reminder to us all of Annette's dedication to the environment and for truly making a difference to make her community. The Gattilia Family has named the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association to receive donations in her memory. Please click here for Annette's Obituary

You may use this page to pre register for our annual Downriver Classic Canoe/Kayak Race. Scroll down to Pay Pal Button that reads Downriver Classic. Click here for a registration form. Be sure to print a copy along with your Pay Pal receipt and bring to START Line the day of the race.

Please support us by becoming a QRWA member!

The Quinnipiac needs your help! Despite significant progress in restoration and conservation of the Quinnipiac River and its environs, the watershed remains compromised by contaminants, runoff, illegal dumping and general abuse and neglect. Help us promote sustainable use of this wonderful, local resource!

The Membership Application / Membership Renewal Application form may be downloaded via Adobe Acrobat: membership.pdf  If you don't have a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader, download one free from Adobe at www.adobe.com. You can either print the application to mail in with your payment or if you choose to use the Pay Pal feature for your payment you can complete the form on line.  If you are unable to join or donate funds at this time perhaps there is something on our Wish List  that you could donate.  If you are mailing your application and payment you may send it to;

The Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
PO Box 2825  Meriden, CT 06450
Attn: membership


Family Membership ($30)


Individual Membership ($20)


Downriver Classic ($18 per paddler)


Senior Membership ($15)


Offered to low & moderate incomes
For additional membership levels or to make a donation, please utilize our Donation Form

Why join QRWA?

  • Quinnipiac River Watershed Association members help protect their river, its tributaries, and the surrounding habitat while learning about watershed problems and solutions.
  • Membership support facilitates QRWAs continuing efforts to promote responsible stewardship of the Quinnipiac and its tributaries, to educate the public about river resources, and to encourage sustainable recreational use of the river.
  • Members receive conservation alerts on local issues; discounts on canoe tours; free use of our resource center to view a variety of maps, slides, environmental newsletters and publications; notices of nature hikes, canoe trips and events; copies of new publications; periodic newsletters. All members are welcome to attend monthly board meetings which are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.