Northwest Conservation District
1185 New Litchfield St
Torrington, CT 06790
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)