Conservation Commission

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Our purpose is to locally administer the provisions of the Town’s Wetland Protection By-laws and the Massachusetts Wetland Protection and River Protection Acts. Some of the functions of the Conservation Commission are as follows:

• Planning. Helping to foster land use patterns protective of natural resources through the Open Space and Recreations Plans.

• Preservation & Stewardship. Management of conservation lands owned by the Town of Hampden for a variety of benefits and to provide appropriate recreational uses tied to the nature of the particular conservation area.

• Regulation. Relating to the use of conservation lands and the protection of wetlands and floodplains under the Wetlands Protection Act and Town of Hampden Wetland Bylaws.

• Recreation. Encourage passive use of open space.

• Education. Encouraging a conservation ethic in the Town of Hampden. Cooperation. Work with various groups in the interest of natural resource protection.



Office Hours
Meets 3rd Wednesday at 7:00PM
Mon thru  Thu:  8AM -12PM
Phone: 413-566-2151 x110
Fax:      413-566-3513

Judy McKinley Brewer
Bonnie Geromini
Phil Grant
Andrew Netherwood
Ted Zebert
Tim Hanley
Cindi Connors, Admin. Asst.
Wetlands Program
Waterways Programs