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Civics 2.0 Workshop Series

Thursday  7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Conservation District to Host Civics 2.0 Workshop Series
Are you interested in volunteering to help with land use planning in your town?
Would you like to learn about town inland wetlands agencies and what being a member involves?
If so, we invite you to participate in the free upcoming workshop series, Civics 2.0: The Ins & Outs of Serving on a Town Inland Wetlands Agency.
This two-part workshop hosted by the Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District will cover topics such as the functions and values of wetlands, the CT Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act, elements of a site plan and site plan review, and what to look for on a site walk. Workshop sessions will take place virtually on multiple dates and times, including weeknights, and Saturday morning and afternoon (see scheduled times below).
Presenters include Janet Brooks, an experienced wetland attorney, and Kelly Starr, Natural Resource Specialist, Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District. There will also be cameo appearances by town wetland staff and members of town inland wetlands agencies!
You can sign up for one of the following two-day sessions on the day of your choice:
? Saturday, 2/20 & 2/27, 1-3pm
? Monday, 3/22 & 3/29, 7-9pm
? Thursday, 4/8 & 4/15, 7-9pm
? Wednesday, 5/12 & 5/19, 7-9pm
For more information, including how to register, please contact
The workshop series is funded in part by a generous grant from The Rockfall Foundation and in-kind donations from Janet Brooks, the Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District, and program co-sponsors.
The Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Middletown, CT, works to conserve the natural resources of towns in the lower Connecticut River watershed and coastal areas. For more information about District technical and educational programs and services, visit our website at


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