Prepare management plans for conservation areas and other land managed by the Conservation Commission. Draft management plans require public review and approval by Conservation Commission.
Implement management plans. Activities include, but are not limited to: trail construction and maintenance; habitat protection and enhancement; erosion control, invasive species control; installation of signs, trails, and boundary markers; natural history studies; forest management (including fuelwood cuts); clean-ups; and periodic inspections.
Prepare trail maps, guidebooks, and material for the Town of Upton website to foster public use and enjoyment of managed lands.
Educate the public regarding the Town of Upton Land Use Regulations.
Report issues and problems to the appropriate Town officials.
Co-Sponsor nature walks and other public education events.
Hold regular (at least monthly) posted public meetings.
Maintain meeting minutes and submit minutes to the Town Clerk and the Conservation Commission.
Prepare a yearly report summarizing committee activities for inclusion in the Annual Town Report.