NEMO

CLEAR Faculty Receive EPA Award

CT NEMO’s Michael Dietz and Chet Arnold have been given the Environmental Merit Award through EPA Region 1, for their work on New England Rain Garden Trainings. To date, they have presented trainings in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. EPA’s Environmental Merit Award is an annual award that recognizes outstanding environmental advocates who have made significant […]

National NEMO Network Webinars

The National NEMO Network is hosting several webinars in 2012. The first webinar “NEMO Programs and the Healthy Watersheds Initiative” was held on March 7th and is now online at http://nemonet.uconn.edu/webinars/healthy_watersheds.htm. The next webinar is “Surrogate TMDLs-Better Than the Real Thing?” and will be held on May 2nd, 2012. For more information and to register visit http://nemonet.uconn.edu/webinars. […]

Residential Rain Garden Training

Rain gardens are shallow depressions in the landscape that typically include plants and a mulch layer or ground cover. In addition to providing increased groundwater recharge, they are expected to provide pollutant treatment. Pollutant treatment in rain gardens has been attributed to adsorption, decomposition, ion exchange and volatilization. The CT NEMO Program is teaching a 1.5 […]