Back row (l-r): J. Lynch (former Commissioner) , G. Lima, I. Deb
Front row (l-r): A. McNamara, L. Cohen, W. Boivin
Not in photo: K. Melanson, E. LoTurco
The Conservation Commission, a seven-member volunteer board, was founded in 1966 "for the promotion and development of natural resources and for the protection of
watershed resources." Today, the Conservation Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Burlington Bylaws for wetland protection and stormwater management. Additionally, the Conservation Commission manages nearly three hundred acres of Conservation land.
Year of appointment
Chairman Larry Cohen, 1991
Kerry Melanson, 1993
Indra Deb, 1996
Gail Lima, 2001
Ann McNamara, 2009
Vice-chair William Boivin, 2012
Ed LoTurco, 2016
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Piebald Deer, December 2015