Media Archive

Below are some links to media stories about the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild & Scenic Committee, the Wild and Scenic Study effort, and other stories of interest

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Stories and articles pertaining to the Study, the Congressional designation of our Rivers, or events.
  • Partnership Wild & Scenic River News - our rivers were highlighted during the December 2020 edition of this publication, the anniversary month of our designation in 2014. Click through to learn more about our programs, and other partner rivers (12/18/2020)

  • First Wild and Scenic Rivers in Vermont - an American Rivers article about the designation of our rivers which includes the compelling testimony given to Congress by local legend Chris O'Shea back in 2008, in support of the effort to pursue designation (2/12/2015)

  • In this video, Representative Peter Welch speaks to Congress about the Missisquoi and Trout Rivers (9/16/2014)​

  • Town Meeting Day Round-Up - a Vermont Edition story that includes an interview with Study Coordinator Shana Stewart-Deeds about the study process and the hope for designation (2/27/2013)

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Stories and articles about our region, our interests, and our partners.

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  • A Lake Flows Through It - a Seven Days article about Lake Champlain. Committee member Mike Manahan is interviewed about fishing along our Wild and Scenic rivers in the section of the story called "The Angler" (7/1/2009)

Some videos of the underwater habitat and landscape of rivers and the region.
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  • I See Fish People: Jay Branch - another underwater video in the "I See Fish People" series by Ben Maddox; this one along the Jay Branch, a tributary of the Missisquoi River (9/13/2013)

  • Life in the Shallows - an underwater video that discusses aquatic habitats; made by Ben Maddox and produced by the Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds (7/23/2014)