The Huntington Conservation Commission's purpose is to educate the public regarding conservation issues, assist the Development Review Board, Planning Commission, and Selectboard in conservation matters, conduct studies and publish information on natural resources, and review proposals for Conservation Reserve Funds.  A detailed description of the "Powers and Duties of Conservation Commissions" can be found in the Vermont Statutes listed below.

Meetings:

The Huntington Conservation Commission meets the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Huntington Public Library, Lower Village

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Conservation Commission Members (all 4 year terms):

Sheri Lynn (co-chair, term expires 2018)
Rebecca Ryan(co-chair, term expires 2016)

Maggie Mae Anderson (term expires 2020)
John 'JB' Bryan (term expires 2019)
Roman Livak (term expires 2017)
Darlene Palola (term expires 2018)
Guthrie Smith (term expires 2019)
Jenna Whitson (term expires 2018)
Guthrie Smith (term expires March 2020)

        Natalie Beckwith (HCC clerk)

Conservation Commission News:

Dragonflies & Damselflies of the Green Mt. Audubon Nature Center
Finding more species diversity than anticipated, Wally Jenkins has been studying the Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) in Huntington since 2008. pdf Click here (19 KB) to learn more about his findings and pdf click here (198 KB) to see a couple of his photographs.

Become a Salamander Crossing Guard Volunteer
To learn the details about what crossing guard volunteers do, how data is collected and how to get involved in this important project to help ensure the long-term survival of vernal pool breeding amphibians, and for a location map of Huntington salamander crossings, click here.

To learn more about salamander crossings and amphibian monitoring, including species identification and other tips, check out the following websites:

For information on all the reptiles and amphibians in the State of Vermont, check out the "Herp Atlas".

 Huntington Conservation Fund Award

To learn more about the Huntington Conservation Fund click here.

 Documents and Research Links:

Huntington Conservation Fund
Criteria for Use of Huntington's Conservation Fund
Conservation Fund Application Process
Conservation Fund Application Form

      
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External Links:
       Amphibian Sightings
       Birds of Vermont Museum
       Green Mountain Audubon Society
       Huntington Historical and Community Trust
       Huntington River water quality
       Keeping Track