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Bradford Conservation Commission

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Purpose:

The purpose of the Bradford Conservation Commission is to:

Develop and maintain an inventory of the Town’s natural and social resources and to assist in planning for their conservation for the continuing benefit of the townspeople;
Acquire property interests to protect and conserve the Town’s natural and social resources;
Protect the Town's watersheds;
Increase awareness of conservation and recreational goals in overall land use planning and zoning;
Allow for recreational uses on acquired lands that are consistent with conservation goals and have a minimum impact on the land;
Conduct a broad education program on issues that have an impact on local natural and social resources;
Make recommendations to and cooperate and communicate with Town officials, commissions, groups, and organizations having similar concerns, and with appropriate agencies of the regional, state, and federal government.

Conservation Commission Members:
  Nancy Jones, Chair
  Ryan Rebozo, Vice Chair
  Rick Evans, Secretary
  Tom Gray
  AJ Follensbee
  Barbara Kulzyk
  Christiana Fitzpatrick
  Matt Wojciak

Meetings:
The Bradford Conservation Commission meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm via Zoom.  All meetings are open to the public.  Please contact us if you would like assistance joining the meeting.
Note: Since the first Thursday of July falls on July 4th, the next meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 2nd. We will be meeting in person at 6:30 at Elizabeth's Park. The meeting can also be joined via Zoom at the link below.

Join online Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4739957902
Or dial by phone: (309) 205-3325
Meeting ID: 473 995 7902
*6 to mute/unmute if dialing in from a landline phone.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Other Links

FOWM Scholarship Application, The 2025 application will be due April 17, 2025

Green Up Day, May 3, 2025

Race to the Top of Bradford, June 7, 2025

Devil's Den UItra, October 12-13, 2024

Bradford Conservation Commission's Facebook Page

Bradford 2020 Ash Tree Inventory

 
Bradford 2015 Natural Resources Inventory

Bradford Conservation Commission Bylaws

Bradford Conservation Fund Bylaws

Vermont Statutes on Conservation Commissions
 
About the Wrights Mountain/ Devil's Den Town Forest:

The Wright’s Mountain/ Devil’s Den Town Forest is a 507-acre parcel, 10 minutes west of Bradford’s downtown. This town forest is widely used by local residents and schools and is also a destination for visitors to the region. The Bradford Conservation Commission is charged with managing the town forest.  The BCC's interest is in increasing the use and appreciation of the forest while balancing the integrity of the land and preserving wildlife habitat. 

Trail Map