Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

Town Clerk
173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1100

Conservation Commission Meeting

Wednesday, March 4 2020 at 6:30 PM
Town Hall: First Floor Meeting Room, 173 Main Street Groton, MA

This meeting was posted Thursday, February 27 2020 at 1:12 PM


Land Management Discussion Items

6:30 PM – Special meeting of the Groton Conservation Commission

This meeting will be a working group meeting to discuss on-going and future land management activities on conservation land. Topics to be discussed include (*):

  • Newly acquired conservation land:
    • Trail development updates (Olin, Eileen)
    • Conservation restrictions for properties purchased with CPA funds (Bruce)
    • Survey needs and monitoring priorities (Nik)
    • Conservation area signage
      • Installing new signs
      • UPDATE: Conservation area signs for small, unmarked conservation parcels (Marshall, Olin, Larry)
    • A discussion on active land management (how we manage land and the resources required for managing):
      • Fire management on public lands – with Chief McCurdy
      • OSRP 7-year Action Plan
        • Partnering with other conservation organizations and private landowners
        • Preservation and/or restoration of agricultural lands
      • General Discussion
        • Review and discuss Land Use Regulations

 (*) Votes may be taken

The listing of topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting is not intended as a guarantee of the topics that will have been discussed. Not all topics listed may in fact be discussed, and other topics not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.