Conservation Commission

Meetings

Meetings are held on Wednesday nights, usually the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  1. Bill DeLuca

    Commission Chair

  1. Neva Tolopko

    Commission Vice-Chair

  1. Bill Bacis

    Commission Member

  1. Garth Schwellenbach

    Commission Memeber

  1. Tom Dennis

    Commission Member

  1. Mary Grover

    Commission Member

  1. Kathy Davis

    Commission Member

  1. Aldo Villani

    Commission 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.

Social Justice Statement

Conservation Commission Social Justice Statement

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Take the Pet Waste Pledge!

Not only a  nuisance, pet waste has detrimental effects to the environment and could result in fines. You can take the pledge here and learn more  using the Town’s pet waste page here.

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Trail Etiquette and Dogs 

Read an article from the local newspaper with guidance from the Conservation Department here