Souhegan Watershed Association
About the Watershed Association
- To protect and improve the water quality and quantity of the Souhegan River system.
- To educate the public about environmental issues pertinent to the health of the Souhegan River Wateshed.
- To support the continuing utilization of the Souhegan River for multiple uses.
The Souhegan Watershed includes parts of the towns of Amherst, Bedford, Greenfield, Greenville, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, New Ipswich, Temple, and Wilton New Hampshire, and also Ashby and Ashburnham, Massachussetts. The river is about 35 miles long and it is used for water supplies, hydropower, and recreation. There are also 28 threatened or endangered species sharing the watershed with 35,000 people.