Connecticut River Coastal
Conservation District

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Welcome to Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District
soil and water conservation since 1946

The Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the sound use and management of natural resources in our 26-town area.

The District provides technical assistance and education in:

  • soil and water conservation
  • erosion and sedimentation control
  • stormwater management
  • watershed protection

Our programs and services are provided to:

  • municipal staff and land use commissioners
  • private residents
  • agricultural producers
  • the public
  • the development community

The Connecticut River Watch Program, a citizen monitoring program for the Connecticut River and tributaries, is one of the District’s flagship programs.

The District receives financial support from municipal contributions, the State of Connecticut, an annual native plant sale, state, federal and private grants, and private contributions.

Upcoming Events

2021 Annual Plant Sale: April 23-24, Chester Fairgrounds. ORDERING IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS YEAR’S PLANT SALE, WHICH IS BY PRE-ORDER ONLY. If you placed an order we will be contacting you soon to schedule a pick-up time, as well as sending you a sales receipt. Also, we may be extending pick-up to Sunday, April 25 due to the large number of orders we’ve received. We had an overwhelming response to our sale, and thank everyone for your support!

February-May: Workshop Series, multiple dates, Civics 2.0: The Ins & Outs of Serving on a Town Inland Wetlands Agency. See more information below under What’s New.

What's New

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