Each year, the North Central Conservation District releases a publication outlining the previous year’s projects, events, and financial information in order to inform the people in our District of the services we provide.
Our office is located in the second floor of the Tolland County Agricultural Center, 24 Hyde Avenue, Vernon CT. From I-84 take Exit 67 onto Route 31 (north) towards Vernon. Take a right at the light onto Route 30 (east), Hyde Avenue. The Tolland County Agricultural Center is the first driveway on the right after Rockville Bank.
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.
The report is a compilation of water quality and land use data from the 1930s to the present.Download Document
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
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.
Native Landscaping: Bring Wildlife to Your Yard with Native Plants
Why Native Plants are Important
Native Plants for Stream Buffers
Native Plants for Wet Meadows, Photos
Native Perennial Plants for Rain Gardens
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 2-Next to Streams,Ponds
Perennial Plants for Stream Buffers with Photos – Split into 3 Sections:
Section 2-Next to Streams,Ponds
Visit www.hort.uconn.edu for more images.
The towns listed below the Watershed Groups are located within the NCCD Region. The towns outside of Connecticut or in another District are not included in the lists below.
- Hockanum River Watershed Association Includes; East Hartford, Manchester, Bolton, Vernon, South Windsor, Tolland, Stafford, Glastonbury, and Somers.
- Farmington River Watershed Association Includes; Avon, Farmington, Simsbury, Granby, Suffield, Bloomfield, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, Windsor, Plainville, Windsor Locks, and East Granby.
- Scantic River Watershed Association Includes; Stafford, Somers, Enfield, East Windsor, Ellington, and South Windsor.
- Park Watershed Includes; Hartford, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Farmington, Plainville, Avon, Bloomfield, Simsbury, and Windsor.
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