Workshops Explain Conservation Options

The Bolton Agricultural Commission, the Bolton Conservation Commission, and the Bolton Conservation Trust--together with SVT--have been hosting a series of workshops that explain the options landowners have for conserving their land. Residents of all towns are welcome.

Upcoming workshops will cover Conservation Restrictions and Agricultural Preservation Restrictions.

General details are below. Up-to-date information is available from the Town of Bolton Conservation Commission or by contacting Sara Amish of SVT at [email protected] or 978-443-5588, ext. 138.

Conservation Restrictions
August 4, 2019
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Phillips Conservation Area
Old Sugar Road

Conservation Restrictions (CRs) allow landowners to retain ownership of their land while permanently restricting certain activities. Learn about the many different ways a CR can be used to protect land. Take a walk on one of the many scenic conservation restrictions in Bolton and see for yourself the benefit of land conservation.  Guest speakers will include the Bolton Conservation Trust.

Agricultural Preservation Restrictions
October 19, 2019
Time and location to be announced

Agricultural Preservation Restrictions are non-development alternatives for farm owners, geared specifically to keep land in agricultural use. We’ll be visiting two Bolton farms to hear about the benefits of Agricultural Preservation Restrictions, food safety, and sustainability.