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Conservation Commission
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Conservation Agent
Address:
Memorial Hall, Lower Level
(Mailing address: 272 Main Street
Townsend, MA 01469
Phone:
978-597-1700 ext. 1739
Fax:
978-597-8135
MEETINGS:
2nd Wed or more often if needed, 7:30 pm Selectmen's Chambers. Hearings on the agenda are by appointment only
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 - 4:00
Hours vary with site visits and inspections
 
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Useful Conservation Links
GIS MAPS - See My Property
 
 
Members (7 Members, three year terms each, staggered so that the terms of as nearly an equal number of members shall expire each year) Appointed By: Board of Selectmen. Members can be reappointed. Vacancies are filled by the Commission with BOS approval.
Name
Title
Term Expiration
Leslie Gabrilska
Conservation Agent
 
Karen Chapman
Chairman
2014
Mary Small
Vice-Chairman
2015
James Deroian
Clerk
2016
Jennifer Pettit
Member
2014
John Hussey
Member
2016
Description of Services
The Conservation Commission is responsible for enforcement of the Mass. Wetlands Protection Act, the Townsend General Wetlands Bylaws, and the Squannacook & Nissitissit Act of 1975.  Other services include review of lands coming out of Chapter 61, management of Old Meetinghouse Park and other conservation land, and general promotion of conservation activities within the town.

Townsend is home to the Squannassit Area of Critical Environmental Concern, and has significant conservation land that provides for excellent wildlife habitat and many recreational activities, such as hunting, fishing, canoeing, and hiking.

 
Town of Townsend, 272 Main Street, Townsend, MA 01469 (978) 597-1700
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