New Conservation Commission Seeks Members


The Hardwick Select Board is now accepting letters of interest for the newly created Conservation Commission. The Conservation Commission is seeking 5 to 7 members who are interested in establishing a community responsibility for Hardwick’s natural resources.

The Hardwick Conservation Commission will be an advisory commission which will meet on a monthly basis. Potential examples of work include the hosting of community educational events on environmental issues; supporting the completion of a natural resource inventory for Hardwick; engaging in activities to improve the health of the Lamoille River; mapping of invasive species; organizing street-tree planting; and promoting the establishment and maintenance of pollinator habitat.

Applicants must be residents of Hardwick.

Letters may include the applicant’s background information, as well as a description of why the applicant wishes to be appointed to the Commission.

Interested parties may send a letter or email to the Hardwick Town Manager, Shaun Fielder, at shaun.fielder@hardwickvt.gov or mail to P.O. Box 523, Hardwick VT 05843. Questions may be directed to Kristen Leahy, Zoning Administrator, at zoning.administrator@hardwickvt.gov or by calling 802-472-6120. Letters are due on Friday, April 12, 2019. Applicants should plan to attend the Thursday, April 18, 2019 Select Board Meeting.