Conservation

New Program - Stewardship Saturdays

Join Weston Conservation and Weston Forest and Trail as they kick off their joint venture in protecting one of Weston's most valued assets. Volunteers are what keep Weston strong and help is needed. Read more...

Weston Conservation

The Conservation staff in the Land Use Department are responsible for the day to day operation of the Conservation Commission. This includes:

  • Reviewing applications for work near wetlands, as well as drafting, issuing, and monitoring wetland permits to ensure compliance with the Wetlands Protection Act
  • Providing residents with education and outreach information on the wetland permitting process
  • Managing Weston’s 1,800 acres of Conservation Land
  • Administering a number of land management contracts
  • Conducting baseline documentation of conservation land and Conservation Restrictions
  • Monitoring conservation land for encroachments, and 
  • Collaborating with Weston Forest and Trail Association (WFTA) for trail management and education
  • Collaborating with Land’s Sake, Inc. for community farming and education, sustainable forestry, and maple sugaring