Providing technical
assistance for environmentally sound decision making

The Connecticut Environmental Review Team Program

Assists Connecticut municipalities and land trusts, both individually and regionally, by building a team of volunteer natural resource and land use professionals to provide natural resource inventories and best practices for property management and decision making. 


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View the reports that have been completed by the Environmental Review Team since 1969.

Ongoing Environmental Projects

CTRC&D Awarded Grant for Master Plan

January 7, 2019

CTRC&D ERT PROGRAM APPROVES MATCH DOLLARS TO SECURE GRANT FUNDING FOR THE 12-TOWN AIR LINE STATE PARK TRAIL MASTER PLAN PRESS RELEASE: On January 7, 2019, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP) awarded funds to Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development (CTRC&D) through their Recreational Trails program. The grant, in the amount of $188,522.00, …

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Curtis Woodlands Open Space Management Plan

April 18, 2019

An ERT review took place on April 18th, 2019 with two representatives from the Durham Conservation Commission with the purpose of developing a habitat based open space management plan for the Curtis Woodlands property. An ERT review was initially conducted in 2006 to provide a natural resources inventory of the Curtis Woodlands property. Some of …

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ERT Conducts Bloomfield Review

May 16, 2019

The CT ERT program is conducting a site visit for an upcoming ERT review in Bloomfield on the University of Hartford’s property north of their campus. The property is 138 acres with large areas of wetlands as well as FEMA regulated flood zones. A large tract of the land was previously zoned Planned Luxury Residential …

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Invasive Aquatic Plant Survey of CT River

June 15, 2020

Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) is among the most troublesome invasive aquatic plants in many southern states and is becoming more common in states farther north. Recent discovery of the plant in New York’s Croton River has sparked concern for severe degradation of northeastern rivers. Hydrilla crowds out native vegetation, harms fisheries, limits recreation, impedes navigation and …

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Our Partners

This program is funded in part by the following partners, with special recognition to the Passport to Parks Program.

CT Environmental Review Team

UConn Extension Office
1066 Saybrook Rd.
P.O. Box 70
Haddam, CT 06438
p: 860-345-3977 
f: 860-345-3357

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The ERT program staff is available to answer any of your questions.

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