The Conservation Commission will be meeting in person on the second floor of Town Hall on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. All visitors not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 must wear face masks. Please stay home if sick or if you have been exposed to COVID-19.
Conservation Commission meets the fourth Monday of each month at Wallingford Town Hall at 6:30 p.m.
Members: Ralph Nimtz (Co-Chair), Carol Macleod, Jane Quigley, Debbie Scranton(Co-Chair), Rodney Ward and Nick Bresinsky. 1 vacancy
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Conservation Commissions are advisory bodies that exist in many towns across the state. Broadly, they were established to help communities protect and enhance their natural resources. In 1977, Vermont passed the enabling legislation (24 V.S.A. 4501) to establish municipal conservation commissions. By 1996, 96 Vermont towns had conservation commissions or similar committees. Today, there are over 120 conservation commissions in Vermont. The Wallingford Conservation Commission members built scenic walking trails at Stone Meadow Park off Waldo Lane and a kayak/canoe launch into Otter Creek off Waldo Lane. They created a kiosk with maps detailing trails and they even planted wildflowers that support a healthy bee population. During the spring of 2017, the commission installed bee colonies that were fenced off and safely located away from visitors. For more news, follow us on our Facebook page by clicking here.
Conservation Commission 75 School Street Wallingford, VT 05773