|Other titles||Westfield River.|
|Statement||prepared by Water Quality and Research Section, Division of Water Pollution Control.|
|LC Classifications||TD225.W53 M37 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||113 p. :|
|Number of Pages||113|
|LC Control Number||79623982|
Fly Fishing The Westfield River Massachusetts The three branches of the Westfield River are designated "Wild and Scenic" federaly protected waters. That says a lot to start with. There are over 40 miles of trout fishing just in the branches. Two of the branches are freestone streams with dams prior to reaching the main part of the river. USGS WESTFIELD RIVER AT KNIGHTVILLE, MA. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. Available data for this site Click to hide station-specific text LOCATION--Lat 42° 17'16", long 72° 51'53", Hampshire County. Wild & Scenic Westfield River, Huntington, Massachusetts. likes 50 talking about this. Working to preserve, protect and enhance the special 5/5(3). Westfield River (Drainage Basin Study No. 6) [The Massachusetts State Planning Board] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : The Massachusetts State Planning Board.
Westfield River Watershed Association. likes 1 talking about this 6 were here. To promote restoration & conservation of natural resources; to protect & conserve fish, wildlife, forests & 5/5(3). Wild & Scenic Segments The Westfield River Wild and Scenic designation stretches over miles along the Main Stem, East Branch, Middle Branch and West Branch of the Westfield River. The corridor width is feet wide from mean high water, corresponding to the width of the Massachusetts River Protection Act. The Westfield River Watershed Association works to protect and improve the natural resources of the Watershed, and to expand recreational and other land use opportunities for people's enjoyment and for sound ecology. We sponsor an annual symposium each spring and host a number of other events throughout the year. The Westfield watershed is a recovered and recovering landscape – one that was completely cleared in the early ’s. The Westfield River basin as an ecoregional priority within the Lower New England/Northern Piedmont ecoregion—an area that stretches from Maryland to Maine and comprises parts of 12 states.
Recreation Guide: Canoeing The Westfield River system is generally considered to offer some of the best whitewater canoeing inthe Northeast. Various levels of difficulty, from Class I to Class IV can be experienced on the branches of the Westfield. With average or better runoff and water releases from the Knightville and Littleville. The river is a major recreational and economic resource for the 27 communities within its drainage basin. Follow these links to find ways to enjoy the watershed. Another good source of information on recreational opportunites in the Berkshires (including the Westfield Watershed) is the Hidden Hills website, which includes detailed town maps. Contiguous U.S. Major River Basins as designated by the U.S. Water Resources Council. The following table gives statistics of drainage area, population, etc., above three points on the Westfield River. The Westfield River basin was examined by the State Board of Health in , and the results of this examination were published in the supplementary report of the board for that year, pp. Author: Massachusetts. State Health.