Southwest Conservation District

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

Phone: 203-287-8179

Fax: 203-288-5077


PublicationsLong Island SoundStormwater Phase IICoastal Flooding

Educational Brochures

Click images or title underneath to view the .pdfs online, the files can also be downloaded to your computer once clicked on. Adobe reader or another .pdf viewer is required for the majority of files.

Print copies of some publications are available through the Southwest Conservation District. Contact us.


2004 Connecticut Stormwater Quality Manual Landscaping to Protect Water Quality Candlewood Lake Buffer Guidelines

The Importance of Streamside Buffers   The Solution to Stormwater Pollution!   Organic Land Care



Septic Care & Maintenance for the Homeowner


Become a Connecticut Horse Farm of Environmental Distinction


Stormwater Basins: Detention plus Environmental Benefits


Detention Basin Maintenance


Backyard Stream Buffers


Stream and Pond Buffers in Urban Landscapes


Pond Management Information


Enhancing Your Backyard Habitat for Wildlife


Plantwise Invasive Plants Brochure


A. Earth Resource Extraction Model Regulations

B. ERE Regulation Demonstration Project


NEMO Rain Garden Brochure


Alternatives for Invasive Ornamental Plant Species Brochure

USDA Buffers

Land Use Leadership Alliance (LULA) Brochure


Emergency Watershed Protection Program


NACD's The Resource


EQIP for Equine Brochure

  Conservation Trees Booklet

NRCS' Pollinator Booklet   Good Horse Keeping Manual   USDA Reduced Tillage Informational

NRCS' What is a Watershed Brochure   NRCS' Web Soil Survey Brochure   Schoolyard Habitat Project Guide
Tyler Mill Map   Tyler Mill Interpretive Trail Guide    CT Soil Catenas Guide
SWCD Lawn Care Brochure    CT Native Ferns   CT Native Plants Characteristics
CT Native Plants Uses   Monarch Butterfly Brochure  

2016 BMPs for Horse Keeping

Parson's Building Rain Garden Brochure    2015-16 District Report    




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