Harley Keisch

Along Beach Road

Dear Harley- As mentioned, I am sending photos and writing about a turtle casualty and some research supporting restoration of habitat, work to educate the public and at certain times of the year, installing signage along part of Town Beach Road. I have been looking for turtle species and nesting activity and found a crushed turtle …

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Turtle crossings. Or “We care about turtles, but do turtles care about humans?”

Tessa, Hannah, and Ellie, three Richmond Consolidated School 8th grade social studies students are leading the way on an effort to protect Richmond’s turtles as they cross our roads. It’s part of their civics lessons and it is a great opportunity to learn the levers of local government and protect wildlife. The ConCom, the DPW, …

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ConCom’s Busy 5/11 Agenda

It’s definitely now what my friend and Chair of the Dalton ConCom, Cheryl Rose, calls “ConCom Season” and our busy agenda sure does show it.  Join in Tuesday 5/11/21 at 7pm Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84984508619?pwd=YmZhS3RSamZBbGM1aHVOVmhpaFJCQT09 Or at Zoom.us Meeting ID: 849 8450 8619 Passcode 425669 Or dial in by Phone +1 646 558 8656 Richmond Consolidated School …

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As a relatively new commissioner, it is a very steep learning curve. I take my duties and responsibilities very seriously and always have in mind all the great work by the current and past members of the ConCom. I think it crucial to the future of Richmond’s natural resources. During the past several months I …

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Road Advisory Committee Meets Tonight

A timely reminder that the first meeting of Richmond’s Road Advisory Committee — in close to two years — will be tonight. Wednesday, May 5th at 5:30pm It is extraordinarily important that the committee members hear from YOU! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85605194911?pwd=eGY0c1k0TEZkczZqeEdUTzBSOUFkUT09 Meeting ID: 856 0519 4911 Passcode: 256740 Phone: 1 646 558 8656 AGENDA …

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MACC at 60 Years.

The annual Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commisions (MACC) spring conference kicked off this week in a virtual, ‘zoom’ mode. That’s a first for MACC in its 60 year history. I was lucky enough to score free admission to any or all of the workshops when my name was drawn at the MACC’s 2021 business meeting. …

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