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David Dickson

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David Dickson


Dave Dickson is an Extension Educator and Director of the UConn Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR). CLEAR seeks to provide communities with tools, research, information, and assistance to land use decision makers in support of better land use decisions, healthier natural resources, and more resilient communities. This support focuses on these programmatic areas: water, climate resiliency, land use planning, mapping, sustainable food, and STEM education. Dave works primarily on municipal stormwater management issues, but also provides outreach and training focused on mobile mapping technologies as a member of CLEAR’s Geospatial Training Program and instructor in the Natural Resources Conservation Academy. He is the co-creator of the Rain Garden smartphone app.