NEWBURY CONSERVATION COMMISSION (NCC)
2022 TOWN REPORT
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MISSION STATEMENT: To increase public awareness of natural resources in Newbury through educational campaigns and gathering resource data in order to provide residents with the information they need to make informed decisions.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED We need new members. Our to-do-list is long and we need your help.
NCC wants to add to our volunteer list. If you would like to help out with events, trail work, fund-raising projects, and tree planting, let us know! If you are looking for projects for your church group, 4-H, service group, or school related community service, NCC can help you with ideas that will benefit both your group and our community.
NCC. We are working on having our meetings on Zoom at 7p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. All Newbury residents are invited to attend, share, and learn.
REPORT FOR 2021
This years meeting were not as regular as we would have like. Covid is still here. NCC followed our goals set out in the 2021 town report NCC held the 24th Trails Day Work Day on the Wells River Conservation Trails. The 18h Spring & Fall Paddle the Border and 24th Fall Foliage Bicycle Ride on the Cross Vermont Trail. Trail improvements were made on the Blue Mt. Nature Trail and the Cross Vermont Trail. More tree planting on the Wells River Conservation Land with help from the Connecticut River Conservancy and North wood Stewardship Center 692 tree were planted in May and 800 in October. NCC is starting a new project working with Tucker Mt. Town Forest Management Committee and Bradford Conservation Commission. More details to come.
NCC GOALS FOR 2022
NCC will continue our public outreach and find new ways to host educational workshops to increase our involvement with the residence of Newbury in local conservation efforts.
NCC will continue working on a Natural Resources Inventory for the Town of Newbury.
This would includes, understanding the value and relationship between Continuous forest habitat, open land, wetlands [including ponds river/streams] and developing a town policy that balances conservation, public recreation and educational opportunity.
NCC will continue to work with other committees in Newbury. The Planning Board. Tucker Mt. Town Forest Management Committee, the Recreation Committee.
NCC will continue to improving our web-site and Facebook presence to promote events, share pictures, stories and adventures in Newbury remotely.
NCC will continue to work with Upper Valley Trails Alliance to improving and promote the trails in Newbury. Working on establishing safe bicycling routes along select roads in Newbury.
NCC will continue to work with the Cross Vermont Trail Association www.crossvermont.org
NCC’s success in 2022 depends on volunteers joining in.
Our website: www.newburyconservation.org.
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Contact Michael Thomas 802-757-3960 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitted by: Carol Stoll, Cal Lynes, Michael Thomas Contact Us