CONSERVATION COMMISSION

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This department is here to answer any questions regarding conservation needs.

CONTACT:
Administrative Assistant   Nicole L. Croteau
Phone                                  413-967-9648 x113
Email                                  ncroteau@townofware.com
Office Hours                       Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:00pm (Lunch 1-2pm)
Mailing Address                126 Main Street, Ware, MA  01082
The Conservation Commission is located within the Building Dept Office

Conservation Agent            John M. Prenosil        

Please note the Conservation Agent is available by appointment only!
Please contact Nicole at the number above. Thank you



NEXT MEETING:

2021 Meeting Dates and Deadlines - Click Here

June 9th at 6:30pm
 Remote Participation is Available
Click Here for Agenda


ZOOM MEETING LINK:
(May have to download Zoom File to participate in meeting)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7846041861?pwd=bldFR0tscStPMWhScHFwRlFWbHRRdz09                                                        
                           
Meeting ID:   784 604 1861
Passcode:       01082
Phone Number by Location: (Please MUTE phones immediately)
New York: 1-929-205-6099
Chicago: 1-312-626-6799
      
FEES:

All application fees and fees associated with filing such as certified abutters list, abutters notifications, legal ads, etc. are the direct responsibility of the Applicant/Owner.  All fees to the Department must be paid by check or money order.  We are unable to accept cash.

NOTES:

The Conservation Commission accepts abutter notifications to be sent either by USPS Certified Mail (Green Cards with signatures) or Certificate of Mailing (White Cards).  Forms can be found at your local USPS.  Proof of mailing is required prior to the hearing.
       
CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEMBERS:

          Conservation Member         Title Term Expiration (June 30th)
 Mark Swett  Chairman
 2021
Thomas Barnes Vice Chair  2023
 Kristin Rosenbeck                                   
 2022
 Denis Cote    2022
Peter Topor, IV
   2023

HELPFUL LINKS:

Ware Conservation Wetland Bylaw DEP Wetland Forms Forest Cutting Practices
Conservation Filing Fees Asian Longhorned Beetles     Forest Stewardship Programs
Conservation Site Inspection Form        Emerald Ash Borer Harvard Forest Study
Example of Legal Ad          
General Information MACC - Erosion and Sediment Control
Example of Abutters Notice Natural Heritage - NHESP MACC - Wetland Buffer
Abutters Request Form to Assessors
Endangered Species - MESA