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255 Plymouth St. Rockland Industries

 

BCC: Global Warming Can Be Reversed: Restore Earth's Water Cycle - Re-Green the Planet

NSTAR - 45 Day Yearly Operational Plan

EVERSOURCE ENERGY (formerly N-STAR) LTR Jan. 20, 2016 regarding Right-of-Way Maintenance Activities

FDCE RR Vegetation

Greening Your Community with Cost-Effective Low Impact Development

Town of Middleborough Wetland Act - Fee/Charge By-Law

Upcoming Activities:

Pratt Farm Clean-Up May 6,2017

Annual Pow Wow at the Pratt Farm June 3rd and 4th, 2017.

 

 

Conservation Commission: Home Page

Middleborough Conservation Commission
Bank Building
20 Centre Street, 2nd floor
Middleborough, MA 02346
508-946-2406
Fax: 508-946-2309

Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Appointments are available before or after these hours when requested.

Due to Budget constraints the office will be closed M-F 12:00 - 1:00.

 

Site Visits are available Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 12:00 by appointment.

Meetings: Usually the first and third Thursdays of the month. Please see our meeting schedule for specific dates and deadlines for submittals.

Staff:

Phyllis J. Barbato, Senior Clerk

Patricia J. Cassady, Conservation Agent

Commissioners:

Steven Ventresca, Chairman
Diane C. Stewart, 1st Vice Chairman

John Medeiros, 2nd Vice Chairman

Adam Guaraldi

John Neely

Jacqueline Jones

Vacancy

Purpose:
The Conservation Commission is charged with the responsibility of protecting wetland resource areas under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act , M.G.L. CH. 131, s.40 and regulations 310 CMR 10.00. The Commission protects eight functions of all wetland resource areas, which are the following:

  1. Protection of public and private water supply
  2. Protection of ground water supply
  3. Flood control
  4. Storm damage prevention
  5. Prevention of pollution
  6. Protection of land containing shellfish
  7. Protection of fisheries
  8. Protection of wildlife habitat

Dredging, altering and filling wetlands are regulated by this law. “Wetlands” are not just cattail marshes. They include intermittent streams, riverfront and other areas that may be dry for extended periods of the year. Wetlands can be determined by a wetland scientist or botanist and are delineated through looking at three parameters: soils, vegetation and evidence of hydrology.

The Conservation Commission also is charged with the protection and preservation of land. If you are interested in protecting your land please call us at 508-946-2406.

Conservation Land:

Pratt Farm on East Main Street

Stuart Morgan Property on the corner of Long Point Road and Marion Road

(If you would like your group to use one of these properties you can contact the Conservation Commission at 508-946-2406 to get a group use form, or click on the Forms/Documents)