The Cooperative Extension System offers a variety of programs in natural resources and environment.
Atmospheric Resources provides information and expertise on meteorology and the weather/forest environment. Visit the Atmospheric Resources Web page for more information and contacts.
The Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) conducts research and education focusing on the impacts of land use on natural resources to assist local land use decision makers. Visit the CLEAR Web site for more information and contacts.
The Connecticut Land Use Academy provides basic training for elected and appointed land use commissioners, on topics ranging from legal responsibilities to map reading. Visit the Land Use Academy site for more information and contacts.
The Community Design Center (CDC) conducts undergraduate studio-based community planning projects on sustainable site development, greenways and town centers. Visit the Landscape Architecture Web site for contacts.
The Extension Forestry Program addresses forest and wildlife stewardship for private landowners, municipal land use decision makers and professional foresters. Visit the Extension Forestry Program Web site for more information and contacts.
Community and Natural Resource Planning Program helping communities plan for their future by improving the knowledge base from which land use and natural resource decisions are made. Visit the Community and Natural Resource Planning Program Web site for contacts.
The Geospatial Training Program provides training on geospatial information technologies like geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS), and global positioning systems (GPS). Visit the GTP site for more information and contacts.
Invasive Plants conducts education programs on invasive plant pests. Visit the Invasive Plants Web site for more information and contacts.
The Meskwaka Tree Project teaches urban forestry skills to community forestry volunteers and professionals. Visit the Meskwaka Tree Project Web site for more information and contacts.
The National NEMO Network coordinates and facilitates land use education projects around the country that are adapted from the original UConn NEMO project. Visit the NEMO Network site for more information and contacts.
Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) Program conducts educational workshops for municipal officials on the benefits of comprehensive land use planning. Visit the NEMO Web site for more information and contacts.
The Northeastern Research Center for Wildlife Diseases conducts research on new and poorly understood diseases of wildlife and diagnosis of diseases in wildlife. Visit the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science Web site for more information and contacts.
The Soil Testing Laboratory provides soil fertility testing and recommendations to growers and consumers. Visit the Soil Nutrient Analysis Laboratory Web site for more information and contacts.
Sustainable Landscapes and Residential Water Quality Program offers education programs for Connecticut residents. Programs incorporate regional and national research results from septic systems and well water, nutrient and pesticide management, landscape management, and plant selection. Visit the Residential Water Quality Web site for more information and contacts.