Friends of the Shetucket River Valley

Mission and Goals


Our Mission

The Mission of FoSRV is to identify and protect open space in the Shetucket River Valley for the future enjoyment of the public and the preservation of key habitat for fish and wildlife.


Our Vision

The vision of the organization is that the entire river valley corridor and its ecosystem remain permanently protected from damage and inappropriate alteration caused by development both within the target area and up/downstream from it.


Our Goals

          To assist the municipalities of Windham, Sprague, Scotland, Franklin and Lisbon in                their conservation initiatives relating to the Shetucket River Valley


          To educate the public about the Shetucket River Valley, its history, geography, natural                resources, natural and mad-made threats,  and the importance of its preservation


          To raise funds for preservation activities including property and conservation easement                purchases


          To work with area land trusts, organizations, and state/federal conservation agencies to                insure permanent conservancy of the Shetucket River Valley area