Autumn Cider - Sweet & Tangy Memories

John Treat | August 31, 2017
Tugging on a pair of cotton work gloves, I pulled the wagon out of the garage, across the driveway & started up the hill into the orchard. Today was the 3rd day of our little enterprise...

Managing Property to Benefit Wildlife

Amy Bodwell | August 1, 2017
As landowners, whether it’s a small yard or acres of woodland, we can all make a difference for wildlife. Some people grow plants in pots on their apartment balcony for bees and hummingbirds. Others manage...

No-Till Corn Planting

Bill Fosher | July 5, 2017
Plowing and harrowing acres and acres for corn every spring is an expensive proposition. And more and more we’re realizing that it’s really hard on our soil and our environment. Corn can be planted without tilling the soil first. No-till corn offers...

Local Pollinators Need Our Help!

Michael Nerrie | June 1, 2017
Pollinator populations worldwide are in decline, and they need our help. Whether you have 100 acres of land or just a small garden plot, there are a number of things you can do to encourage diversity and abundance of these vitally important creatures in the landscape...

The CCC what?

Lola Bobrowski | May 30, 2017
Have you heard of the Cheshire County Conservation District? Maybe you’ve seen our logo, attended an event, or utilized one of our programs? Or even yet, maybe you’ve heard of us, but are unsure of who we are or what we do...