Northwest Conservation District

Torrington office:
1185 New Litchfield St
Torrington, CT 06790

Phone: 860-626-7222
Fax: 860-626-8833

Welcome to the Northwest Conservation District

Your Source for Environmental Information and Assistance

  • We serve 34 communities in Northwest Connecticut
  • NCD works to conserve local natural resources by delivering a wide variety of technical services and educational programs.
  • We focus on watershed and open space protection, low impact development techniques, sustainable resource and energy use and promote ecosystem planning.
  • We offer a variety of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) based mapping solutions to assist you in your project planning and decision making. 
Current Events


Our 32nd Annual Earth Day Plant Sale!

Friday - Sunday

April 25, 26 and 27, 2014

@ the Goshen Fairgrounds, SR63 in Goshen


Thank you for your pre-order!

See you all next week in Goshen!!

JUNE 2013 - EPA selects Northwest Conservation for Environmental Merit Award

The New England Office of the U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) has selected the Northwest Conservation District to receive an Environmental Merit Award in recognition of their exceptional work and committment to the environment in 2012. 

EPA's Environmental Merit Award is an annual award that recognizes outstanding environmental advocates who have made significant contributions toward preserving and protecting our natural resources.  The photo below was taken at the Award Ceremony at US EPA Region 1 Headquarters in Boston.

From left to right 

Curt Spalding – US EPA Region 1 Administrator
Macky McCleary  - CT DEEP Deputy Commissioner
Dick Leavenworth – Northwest Conservation District – Vice Chairman Board of Directors 
Curtis Read – Northwest Conservation District – Chairman Board of Directors (with award
Sean Hayden  – Northwest Conservation District – Executive Director
Jean Cronauer  – Northwest Conservation District – Development Director (Former Executive Director)  


Native Meadows Wildlife Preserve
NCD staff and volunteers have been working to increase wildlife habitat at Native Meadows Preserve in New Milford.  For more information please click HERE.




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