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North Central Conservation District

Vernon office:

24 Hyde Avenue
Vernon, CT 06066-4503
860-875-3881

 

E&S Guidelines

2002 Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines
2002 Connecticut Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines

The contemporary manual for the design, installation and maintenance of soil erosion and sediment controls. The 2002 Guidelines fulfill the requirements of Connecticut's Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act (see CGS 22a-328, Connecticut General Statutes). Starting in May 2002 these guidelines replace the prior guidelines on soil erosion and sediment control dated revised 1988. Containing information on the history of erosion and sediment control, and explanation of the erosion and sediment control process, sediment and pollution damage, how to develop an erosion and sediment control plan, details on 46 specific erosion and sediment control measures and 13 appendices including a 27 inch by 39 inch poster containing a summary of all the measures and applicability limitations. For use in the office and in the field.

 The District supply is sold out.

Please call the DEP at (860) 424-3706 for assistance.

Errata Sheet

Hockanum River State of the Watershed Report

The report is a compilation of water quality and land use data from the 1930s to the present.

                        

Available Now as a document that you can download!

Hockanum River - State of the Watershed Report

 

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has compiled a report on the state of the Broad Brook Watershed.

 

A PDF version can be downloaded from the USDA's website, or by clicking here

Plant Information

Crabapple

The following lists were compiled by the North Central Conservation District to assist you in choosing plants that will do well in specific environmental conditions, or for certain environmental purposes. 

 

 Why Native Plants are Important

Native Plants for Stream Buffers

Native Plants for Wet Meadows

Native Plants for Wet Meadows, Photos

Native Perennial Plants for Rain Gardens

Native Plants for Slopes

Plants for Slopes (with photos)

 Creating a Streamside Vegetated Buffer Garden

 Butterfly Plants and Gardening

 

Woody Plants for Stream Buffers with Photos - Split into 3 Sections:

       Section 1-Shallow Water Areas  Section 2-Next to Streams,Ponds  Section 3-Riparian Fringe

 

Perennial Plants for Stream Buffers with Photos - Split into 3 Sections:

       Section 1-Shallow Water Areas  Section 2-Next to Streams,Ponds  Section 3-Riparian Fringe

 

Visit www.hort.uconn.edu for more images.

 

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