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Conservation
Conservation

 

Mission Statement: The Conservation Department is a division of the Methuen Department of Economic and Community Development. The Conservation Commission has the responsibility of protecting the interests of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Chapter 131, s40 and the Methuen Wetlands Protection Ordinance, Chapter 12, M.C.M. These interests are: the protection of public and private water supply, flood control, wildlife habitat, storm damage prevention, prevention of pollution, land containing shellfish and fisheries. The local ordinance also protects the interests of recreation, water recharge areas, wildlife, erosion control, floodplains and aesthetics.

 

Joseph T. Giarrusso, Conservation Officer 
Dianne Dewan, Head Clerk
Searles Building, Room 217
41 Pleasant St.
Methuen, MA 01844

Phone: 978-983-8650
Fax: 978-946-1590
 Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - Noon
ANIMAL CONTROL
Karen Phillips, Animal Control Officer/Inspector, 978-983-8670
Animal Control Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 7pm-3pm. For After Hours Animal Control Issues, call the Methuen Police Department: 978-983-8698

 RULES AND REGULATIONS
Methuen Conservation Commission Rules and Regulations - Updated June 21, 2012
Wetlands Protection
LOCAL FORMS
Notice of Intent == Notice of Intent Instructions == Notice to Abutters == Department Sign-Off Form == Filing Fee Worksheet == Determination of Applicability

GENERAL INFORMATION
Methuen Riverside Boat Ramp Project
Methuen Rotary Project Website
Lost Dog Listings
Conservation Photo Gallery
Forest Lake Drawdown - Updated 11/17/14
Tips on Living with Wildlife
Swimmers' Itch Information and Helpful Links
Merrimack River Watershed Council, Inc.

CONSERVATION COMMISSION
2015 Conservation Commission Meeting Schedule
2013 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
2012 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
2011 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
2010 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
2009 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
2008 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
2007 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
2006 Conservation Commission Meeting Archive
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
1/22/15 Minutes
The Conservation Commission met on January 22, 2015. 1/22/15 Conservation Commission Minutes
 
1/8/15 Minutes
The Conservation Commission met on January 8, 2015. 1/8/15 Conservation Commission Minutes
 
1/22/15 Agenda
The Conservation Commission will meet on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7pm in the Searles Building Second Floor Conference Room. 1/22/15 Conservation Commission Agenda
 
2/19/15 Agenda
The Conservation Commission will meet on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7pm in the Searles Building Second Floor Conference Room. 2/19/15 Conservation Commission Agenda
 
2/5/15 Agenda
The Conservation Commission will meet on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7pm in the Searles Building Second Floor Conference Room. 2/5/15 Conservation Commission Agenda