Environmental History Seminar Changes in the Water: Early Modern Settler Society Impacts on the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound 11 December 2012.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM Strother Roberts, Brown University Comment: John T. Cumbler, University of Louisville

This seminar paper explores how the commodity production activities of early settlers impacted the land- and waterscapes of New England’s longest river. It is the capstone chapter to a book project on the environmental history of the colonial Connecticut Valley.