Land Use Academy Spring 2012 Schedule

The Land Use Academy has two new training classes scheduled for land use officials. The Advanced Training Academy held on November 5 was a huge success. As a result, another Advanced Training Academy is scheduled for March 31, 2012. The Academy will be held on the University of Connecticut Stamford Campus. The Advanced Land Use […]

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 […]

An Introduction to "Buildout" Analyses Webinar

Register now for the first webinar in CLEAR’s 2012 series, An Introduction to “Buildout” Analyses. IT’S FREE Presented by: Land Use Academy Date: February 28, 2012 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM Instructors:  Emily Wilson, Chet Arnold, Bruce Hyde Abstract: A “buildout” analysis is a planning tool that can provide insight into the possible future impacts of a town’s current […]

Land Use Academy's Advanced Training

The first Advanced Training Academy held on November 5 was a huge success. Attendance was at capacity, attracting 85 land use commissioners and professional planners from 36 towns for the day long training. As a result, we have added another Advanced Training Academy for March 31, 2012. The Advanced Land Use Academy training is a departure […]