Rain gardens are shallow depressions in the landscape that typically include plants and a mulch layer or ground cover. Their purpose is to help retain water runoff during a storm event, allowing the water to filter into the ground naturally. LEARN MORE
NEMO's Low Impact Development (LID) Inventory is an online resource providing geo-referenced examples of innovative stormwater management practices across Connecticut. LEARN MORE
What does an "IC-TMDL" mean, and how does one respond to it? This website describes the Eagleville Brook watershed TMDL, a project designed to answer these questions. LEARN MORE
Connecticut contains a wide variety of ecological habitats ranging from the coast to the highest elevations in the northwestern part of the state. Habitats of Connecticut include: forests, woodlands, shrublands, grasslands and meadows, as well as cliffs or bluffs, rocky outcrops, vernal pools, ponds and lakes, rivers and streams. LEARN MORE
Outreach Education for Connecticut's Municipal Officials & Local Communities
NEMO (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials) provides information, education and assistance to local land use officials and other community groups on how they can accommodate growth while protecting their natural resources and community character.
NEMO is a part of the Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) and the Department of Extension at the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Learn More.
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NEMO is a part of the Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) within the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. NEMO collaborates with other CLEAR programs on various projects in an effort to create the most useful tools and resources for municipal officials and other local community groups.