Here's how to find out about scheduled releases on local rivers:
Deerfield River (MA)
For live information about current and next-day flow rates (after 5:00 PM), see:
Today/tomorrow's information can also be obtained by telephone:
dial 800.452.1737, and when prompted key in the numerical code for the
section you're interested in:
• Fife Brook: 255123
• Monroe Bridge: 255122
The Deerfield River Festival is usually at the end of July or so.
The Army Corps of Engineers maintains a listing of scheduled releases on rivers they manage.