Conservation Commission

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  • Green Harbor Salt Marsh guided tour/led by John Dick with the Association of Massachusetts Wetland Scientists
  • Green Harbor Salt Marsh guided tour/led by John Dick with the Association of Massachusetts Wetland Scientists
    Green Harbor Salt Marsh guided tour/led by John Dick with the Association of Massachusetts Wetland Scientists

THE STATE EMERGENCY DECLARATION IS COMPLETE EFFECTIVE MAY 2, 2018. ALL WORK PERMITTED UNDER EMERGENCY DECLARATION FORMS NEEDS TO BE COMPLETE BY MAY 2, 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS.
**UPDATE**
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection extended the Emergency Declaration until May 2, 2018.

The Town and Conservation Department want to help you get back on your feet after 2018 Winter Storm Riley.
Please Contact the Conservation Department for more details about the Emergency Declaration, Emergency Certification and Notice of Intent Permit (WPA Form 3) for your proposed work to address Storm related impacts.

****The Marshfield Conservation Commission is looking for citizens interested in helping to protect the environment. Meetings are normally held the first and third Tuesdays of each month to review projects near sensitive environmental resource areas. If you are interested in serving on the Conservation Commission, please send a letter of interest, qualifications and resume to the Marshfield Conservation Commission, 870 Moraine Street, Town Hall, Marshfield, MA 02050.**** 

Mission and Purpose The Conservation Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, and the Town of Marshfield's Wetland Protection Bylaw, helping to preserve and protect wetland resources within the town. The Commission also manages over 2500 acres of conservation land for wildlife and passive recreation. 

Meetings are normally held at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, with the public hearing portion beginning at 7:00 p.m. on these same evenings. The meetings are held at the Marshfield Town Hall, 870 Moraine Street, 2nd Floor Hearing Room. The public is invited to attend all meetings.
 

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Bill Grafton Conservation Administrator
Liz Anoja Conservation Administrative Clerk

Commission Members

NameTerm Expires
Robert Conlon, Chair

2019

Art Lage

2019

Bert O'Donnell

2018

James Kilcoyne

2018

Frank Woodfall

2018

Chad Haitsma

2019