Bridgewater First Selectman Curtis Read will be honored at an event being held later this month by South Farms and Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition. Read will be presented with The Dr. Marc J. Taylor Environmental Stewardship Award for his contributions to the environment.
He served 20 years as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Northwest Conservation District, which supports environmental best management practices within 34 communities throughout Northwest Connecticut. Curtis also served as president of the Connecticut Association of Conservation Districts for two terms where he spearheaded the successful reorganization of eight county districts and in doing so provided for enhanced technical services in environmental protection matters such as soil erosion.
The Blue Bash - Celebration of Our Rivers on Sunday is from 3pm to 6pm at South Farms on Higbie Road in Morris.