Conservation, Preservation & Recreation

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The Board of Selectmen have placed the Agricultural Commission, Community Preservation Committee, Conservation Commission, Historical Commission, Open Space Committee, and the Town River Fishery Committee under one web page.  This web page has links to other like-minded commissions and committees in order for volunteers to partner together, share resources, and find ways to implement Action Items in the Open Space & Recreation Plan, and Master Plan. The Department of Conservation, Preservation and Recreation (DCPR) holds quarterly Steering Committee Meetings with the six autonomous committees continuing their own work on a monthly basis.  PLEASE CLICK ON THE NAME OF A PARTICULAR COMMISSION OR COMMITTEE SHOWN ON THE NAVIGATION PANEL LOCATED ON THE LEFT OF THIS PAGE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.  

Now Available! The Nunckatessett Greenway informational Flyer is available for download as a PDF file. The Nunckatessett Greenway is a network of land and water trails connecting the Town River and the Bay Circuit Trail to public conservation areas and urban centers.

Don't forget to check out the Town River Shoreline Survey report on the health of our river. This report was part of the Taunton River Wild and Scenic Feasibility Study.This file is a PDF and is about 8.5mb.


Conservation, Preservation & Recreation Commissions/Committees

Name  Title 
John Howard Agricultural Commission Chair
Cheryl Cambria  Community Preservation Committee Chair 
Lee Anderson Conservation Commission Chair 
Bob Bevis Historical Commission Chair
Mary Wynn - Yee Open Space Committee Chair 
Hank Estabrook Town Fishery Committee Chair