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"Building Viable Communities from the Sound Up"

2008 New England RC&D Regional Fall Conference Mystic, CT
October 23-25, 2008

Special Thanks to everyone who made this conference a great sucess!! Pictures will be coming soon from the event as well as presentors presentations. See you in Maine next year.

*New* Watch a recap of the New England Conference
in this Photo Video

*New* Photo Gallery courtesy of Penny Geis (Berkshire Pioneer RC&D) 2008 NEARCD Conference Photo Gallery


Conference Speakers & Guests

Thursday Evening Keynote Speaker

Gina McCarthy_Photo
CT DEP Commissioner Gina McCarthy

Friday Keynote Luncheon Speaker

Kevin McBride
Dr. Kevin McBride

Friday Concurrent Session Speakers

Our Valuable Natural Resources

David Skelly
David K. Skelly

Steve Gephard
Steve Gephard


Financial Aspect of Protection

Robert Johnston
Robert J. Johnston

Paula Stahl
Paula Stahl


From the Sound Up

John Rozum
John Rozum

Patriot RC&D, Stephanie Wilsen
Stephanie Wilsen


Making Agricultural Land Protection Happen

Jiff Martin
Jiff Martin

Richard Roberts
Richard Roberts

Ben Bowell
Ben Bowell


Thursday & Friday Evening Musical Performers

Hawk Henries
Hawk Henries

Heidi John Cerrigione
Heidi & John Cerrigione


Conference Tours

Project O BoatLong Island Sound Up Close Tour

Come explore the marine science of Long Island Sound for a cruise aboard the Project O Boat. Visit them online at www.oceanology.org




The Many ways to Farm in Connecticut Tour

Come aboard as we explore how Connecticut is farming and also get to sample some unique products. Gray Wall FarmStops will include:

Gray Wall Farms www.thefarmerscow.com/farms/graywall.html



Willimantic Food Coop


Willimantic Food Co-op www.willimanticfood.coop


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