The Cooperative Extension System offers a variety of programs in community and economic development.
The Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) conducts research and education focusing on the impacts of land use on natural resources to assist local land use decision makers. Visit the CLEAR Web site for more information and contacts.
The Connecticut Land Use Academy provides basic training for elected and appointed land use commissioners, on topics ranging from legal responsibilities to map reading. Visit the Land Use Academy site for more information and contacts.
The Connecticut Tax School provides education for accountants and tax professionals on state and federal tax law updates, in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service and the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services. You may do a key word search (Financial Planning under Family topic category) of our database to find an expert.
The Farm Risk Management and Crop Insurance Program conducts educational programs about farm management. Visit the Farm Risk Management and Crop Insurance Program Web site for more information and contacts.
The Food Marketing Policy Center focuses on the organization and performance of food markets in the State of Connecticut, the nation, and the world. Visit the Food Marketing Policy Center Web site for more information and contacts.
Community and Natural Resource Planning Program helping communities plan for their future by improving the knowledge base from which land use and natural resource decisions are made. Visit the Community and Natural Resource Planning Program Web site for contacts.
The Geospatial Training Program provides training on geospatial information technologies like geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS), and global positioning systems (GPS). Visit the GTP site for more information and contacts.
The Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) Program conducts educational workshops for municipal officials on the benefits of comprehensive land use planning. Visit the NEMO Web site for more information and contacts.
The National NEMO Network coordinates and facilitates land use education projects around the country that are adapted from the original UConn NEMO project. Visit the NEMO Network site for more information and contacts.