Conservation Commission


Meetings are held on Wednesday nights, usually every 3 weeks.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Bill DeLuca, Chair
    Term expires: 2020
  • William Bacis, Commissioner
    Term expires: 2022
  • Steph Clymer, Commissioner     Term expires: 2021
  • Tom Dennis, Commissioner       Term expires: 2022
  • James Canning, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2021
  • Neva Tolopko, Commissioner     Term expires: 2020
  • Garth Schwellenbach, Commissioner                                      Term expires: 2021
  • Julie Watson, Associate Member Term expires: 2022
  • Vacant, Associate Member

About the Board

The Conservation Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and regulations, and our local Wetlands Bylaw. Our mission is to assist the public in understanding and following the wetland laws, to protect, and manage land for conservation and passive recreation purposes, and to promote the conservation of South Hadley's wonderful natural resources.

Black Stevens Conservation Area Draft Report and Survey