Southwest Conservation District

Hamden office:
Northern Research Station
51 Mill Pond Rd
Hamden, CT 06514

Phone: 203-287-8179

Fax: 203-288-5077


Welcome to the Southwest Conservation District


Southwest Connecticut Conservation Map

The mission of the Southwest Conservation District is to provide technical assistance, information and education in natural resource conservation and management to agricultural cooperators, landowners and the municipalities in Southwest Connecticut.

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The Southwest Conservation District is pleased to co-sponsor and support the Connecticut Invasive Plant working Groups 2016 Invasive Plant Symposium!

The symposium will be held at the UConn Storrs campus on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 8-4:30, and the theme is "Invasive Plants in Our Changing World: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future." 


For more information on the symposium, scheduled session topics, and the work of the CIPWG visit their website here:


2016 CIPWG Press Release

2016 Symposium Program



2016 SWCD Plant Sale Online Store at SWCDCT.ORG



Our new online store is ready to take pre-orders for the 2016 annual plant sale! We have a fresh batch of beautiful shrubs, perennials, grasses, and evergreen seedlings for you to choose from, for your gardening and landscaping needs. All orders must be picked up on the sale day, at the location you choose at checkout. We hope to see you at the sale! You can visit the store at


Southwest Conservation District's 69th Annual Meeting


The Southwest Conservation District held its 69th annual meeting on November 16th. We enjoyed seeing everyone and congratulations goes out to our awardees for all their hard work and dedication to conservation and the environment.

Left to right: David Schrumm, Joe Colello, Gayle Molloy-Barbour, Bill Beaumont, Pam Klomberg, Roman Mrozinski.




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