Help clean our lakes and rivers!

Springfield Conservation Commission

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-Vice Chair
Peter Alminas
Clarence Jones
Fred Miller
Karyn Bienia


Contact Information:

Conservation Commission
Kevin Chaffee, Natural Resources Manager
70 Tapley Street Springfield, MA 01104
Hours: M-F, 8:15am -4:30pm

Meeting Schedule:
Via Zoom, 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings of each month
Meetings will be available to the public for viewing the following day at: 
Government | Focus Springfield


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:  Friday, February 19, 2021 09:49 am