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Links and More Resources

Water in a brook.  Photo by Bet Zimmerman
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The Town of Woodstock
bullet Town of Woodstock
  • Telephone Directory: Available at the Town of Woodstock website.
  • "Blue Book" (State of Connecticut) listing of Woodstock municipal officers, justices of the peace, and town, city and borough statistics.
bullet A Plan of Open Space and Conservation for Woodstock, CT, accepted on June 20, 2001. (PDF File)
bullet Woodstock Open Space Preservation Group
bullet Town of Woodstock Open Space Land Acquisition and Farmland Preservation Committee
bullet The Quiet Corner (Northeast Connecticut Visitors District)
bullet Crystal Pond Park - open year round during daylight for swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, dog walking, picnics and disc golf. Overnight camping (with reservations.)
bullet Celebrating Agriculture (annual event)
bullet Woodstock Historical Society

State and Federal Agencies

bullet National Park Service - Strategies for Protecting Archeological Resources on Private Lands
bullet University of Connecticut NEMO Project Fact Sheets download.
- new NEMO website on reducing runoff
bullet U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
bullet U.S. Department of Transportation, Recreational Trails Program
bullet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - air quality forecasts, application form for the Recreation and Natural Heritage Trust Program (grant program for acquiring open space)
bullet U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
bullet Seagrant College
bullet State of Connecticut Dept. of Environmental Protection
bullet State of Connecticut Agricultural Extension Center

Land Trusts

bullet Resource Directory of Agencies and Organizations Focused on the Environment, Long Island Sound and Its Watershed
bullet Joshua's Tract (Windham/Mansfield area)  
bullet Land Trust Alliance (LTA)
bullet Nature Conservancy, The
bullet New England Small Farm Institute
bullet New Roxbury Land Trust, The (local, nonprofit Woodstock-based land trust)
bullet Opacum Land Trust (13 towns on CT/MA border)
bullet The Trust for Public Land in New England
bullet Wolf Den Land Trust (Northeastern CT)
bullet Working Lands Alliance
bullet Wyndham Land Trust (Northeastern CT)

Other Organizations Involved with Conservation or Open Space

bullet Resource Directory of Agencies and Organizations Focused on the Environment, Long Island Sound and Its Watershed
bullet American Farmland Trust - Farmland Information Center
bullet Bird Conservation Research (nonprofit research foundation)
bullet Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) at UCONN
bullet Connecticut Association of Conservation and Inland Wetlands Commissions (CACIWC)
bullet Connecticut Audubon Society
bullet Connecticut Forest and Park Association
bullet Connecticut Forest Stewardship Program
bullet Connecticut Land Use and Research (CLEAR) project at UCONN
bullet Connecticut River Watershed Council
bullet Conservation Law Foundation
bullet Coverts Project (UCONN Cooperative Extension Forestry)
bullet Eastern Connecticut Forest Landowners Association
bullet Eastford Conservation Commission
bullet Green Valley Institute
bullet Killingly Conservation Commission
bullet New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF)
bullet New England Small Farm Institute
bullet Our Better Nature - educational articles on environmental protection and conservation, and definitions of environmental terms
bullet Park Ranger Careers - Steps to becoming a Park Ranger, degree requirements, volunteer opportunities and internships
bullet PENNSCAPES (planning for residential development and open space in PA)
bullet Quiet Corner Garden Club - encouraging interest in gardening, and community and beautification projects in NE CT
bullet Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
bullet Ruffed Grouse Society
bullet Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor
bullet Southern New England Forest Consortium
bullet Thames River Basin Partnership (developing a regional approach to natural resource protection)
bullet Townboard.org - listing of upcoming training courses on community planning, conservation, etc. Affiliated with QSHC.
bullet University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension Forestry
bullet Working Lands Alliance
Conservation Commission
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