The Franconia Conservation Commission's mission is for the proper utilization and protection of the natural resources in the Town of Franconia.
To provide a focal point for environmental concerns.
Protect natural resources by acquiring, with approval of the selectmen, title to or a lesser interest in land or water resources, then manage these conservation areas.
Collaborate with agencies to conduct research into local land and water areas. Seek to coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies organized for similar purposes. Keep an index of all open space and natural, aesthetic or ecological areas within the town and plan to obtain information pertinent to proper utilization of such areas.
Keep accurate records of its meetings and actions.
File an annual report.
Parks & Trails
Kim Cowles - Chair, 2017
Mary Grote - Planning Board, 2017
Red McCarthy, 2019
Ginny Jeffryes - Secretary, 2018
Chris Nicodemus, 2018
John Lachepelle - selectboard
Mark Ober - 2019, pending appointment
The Conservation Commission is meeting the last Thursday of the month at 8:00am at the Franconia Town Hall.