2017 Webinars

CT MS4 Mapping Details, Clarifications, and Tools

October 24, 2017 Presented By Dave Dickson & Cary Chadwick, UConn CLEAR CT’s new MS4 permit includes several mapping related requirements. From mapping your stormwater system to determining where to focus your efforts, geospatial technologies will certainly be helpful in meeting your permit obligations. This webinar will (1) highlight the parts of the permit where […]

CT DEEP’s New Strategy for Addressing Nitrogen Pollution

June 28, 2017 Presented By Kelly Streich, CT DEEP This webinar is part II of a two-part webinar focused on nitrogen pollution in Long Island Sound. This session will highlight CT DEEP’s secondary generation strategy for addressing the sources of nitrogen pollution. The webinar will cover progress made to date in addressing Nitrogen as well […]

Nitrogen Pollution in Long Island Sound Embayments – From Where?

June 14, 2017 Presented By Jamie Vaudrey, UConn Marine Sciences This webinar will highlight the folks of UConn Professor Dr. Jamie Vaudrey’s research into the sources of nitrogen pollution in Long Island Sound embayments. The results of her study are very useful in determining the greatest contributors of nitrogen to each of the coastal embayments […]

Meet the New CT ECO – Home to CT’s Natural Resource Maps

June 1, 2017 Presented By Emily Wilson, Geospatial Educator, UConn CLEAR Connecticut Environmental Conditions Online or CT ECO is the state’s home to natural resource based geospatial data. The website has been revamped with a new look and new viewers to make the data easier to find and use for everyone from the casual user […]

Climate Adaptation Legal Questions and Answers

May 2, 2017 Presented By Juliana Barrett, Associate Extension Educator, UConn CLEAR & Bruce Hyde, Land Use Academy Director, UConn CLEAR This webinar will provide answers to a number of the questions raised at Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation, a conference held by UConn CLEAR and and Connecticut Sea Grant’s Climate Adaptation […]

Consequences of Road Salt Use in Connecticut

February 14, 2017 Presented By Mike Dietz, UConn CLEAR & Lukas McNaboe, UConn Grad Student Road salt use continues to increase in cold regions of North America. State Departments of Transportation and Municipal Public Works managers need to provide safe travel conditions for the public, however all of the salt applied to our roads ends […]

Getting Started on Your New MS4 Permit

February 7, 2017 Presented By David Dickson & Amanda Ryan, UConn CLEAR For the 121 communities (plus institutions) covered under CT DEEP’s newly revised “MS4” stormwater regulations, the first requirements are to develop (or revise) a Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) for your town and register as an MS4. Draft SWMPs are to be posted for […]