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Conservation Commission

Commission Goal:

Conservation commissions are local conservation volunteers who work to study and ensure the proper utilization and protection of the natural resources and the protection of watershed resources for our town.

Meeting times:  7:00 p.m. every 2nd Wednesday of month at the Town Hall

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Protected shoreland applies to lakes and ponds greater than 10 acres, 4th order streams and rivers, and other designated river protection areas.  It includes restrictions and limitations on digging, building, use of fertilizer & herbicides, erosion, siltation, removing trees, vegetation, stumps and rocks as well as limits on % of impervious surfaces (e.g. roofs).

Additional Resources

DES Shoreland Questions - email shoreland@des.nh.gov or call (603) 271-2147 and ask to speak with the Inspector of the Day.

DES Wetland Questions - email lrm@des.nh.gov or call (603) 271-2147 and ask to speak with the Inspector of the Day.

NOTE: If DES determines that your project or actions do not require a DES permit, be sure to get the name of the inspector, date and time of the conversation. Ideally, ask them to provide a written response either via mail or e-mail.  

Minutes

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