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 have been working to complete the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions’ fundamental training program and, yesterday, I got my certificate in the mail! The MACC fundamentals training program for conservation commissioners and staff (and anyone else) who want a solid grounding in the MA Wetlands …

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MACC’s Wetlands Photo Contest

May is Wetlands Month and MACC is sponsoring their annual Wetlands Photo Contest to celebrate.   During Wetlands Month, we take time to recognize the vital importance of wetlands to our Nation’s ecological, economic, and social health. Massachusetts has incredible wetlands in all regions of the state, from the Atlantic coast to the Connecticut River to the Berkshires to your own backyard! Here are some specifics about MACC’s contest: First Place winner will receive a $300 cash prize! Second Place winner will receive a $200 cash prize! Third Place winner will receive a $100 cash prize!   • Submit up …

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