Springfield Conservation Commission

Take a look at our draft 2015-2022 Open Space and Recovery Action Plan!


Our Mission:

Through the implementation and administration of the Masschusetts Wetlands Protection Act, as well as the Springfield Wetlands Protection Bylaws, the City of Springfield Conservation Commission oversees the sustainable development and redevelopment of areas critical to the health of our lakes, streams and wetlands

To find out if your project needs review from the Conservation Commission, please visit the links below or contact our office.

Conservation Commission Members:
Christopher Collins-Chairman
Juanita Martinez
Walter Pinckney
Gary Lantaigne
Mary Dionne
Brian Wallace
Clarence Jones

Full Time Staff:
Kevin Chaffee, Natural Resources Manager

Contact Information:
Conservation Commission
70 Tapley Street
Springfield, MA 01104
Hours: M-F, 8:15am -4:30pm

Meeting Schedule:
2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings of each month

(at left) Rose Chase Preserve, Sixteen Acres; (at right) Liberty Heights Woodlands

Some Important Wetlands Links

Online Mapping Service: Find out if there are wetlands near you

Springfield's Wetland Protection Ordinance (Chapter 417)

Springfield Wetlands Ordinance Filing Fee Schedule

Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act Regulations

Permit Applications: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Page last updated:  Wednesday, July 15, 2015 08:58 am