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 or mail to P.O. Box 523, Hardwick VT 05843. Questions may be directed to Kristen Leahy, Zoning Administrator, at 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.