Conservation Commission


The Conservation Commission oversees the local implementation of the state Wetlands Protection Act and Rivers Protection Act. The Commission also oversees the implementation of the City's Open Space Plan and holds several conservation areas.


  • Typically 2nd and 4th Monday of every month. (Schedule Available Below)
  • In person at 50 Payson Avenue, Easthampton and remotely by Google Meet (See agenda for link/access information)
  • Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Julianne Busa, Chair
  • Deborah August
  • Daniel Buttrick
  • Jay Ryan
  • Michael Whittemore
  • Sarah Carr
  • Hal Weeks


The Commission may be contacted through the Conservation Agent, Cassie Tragert, or through attendance of a meeting. The Conservation Agent is available to the public Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 4:30pm by phone (413-529-1463) or email (

Email the Conservation Commission

Forms & Documents

Current Applications

Projects currently being reviewed by the Commission for compliance with the Wetlands Protection Act.

Approved On-Going Projects

Active projects for which the Commission has issued an Order of Conditions.