Wondering what to do with you fall leaves? You can bag them, compost them, or mulch them – just keep them away from the street, wetlands, and waterbodies! That means do not blow them into the street or dump them in streams, wetlands, or on Conservation property! Leaves can clog storm drains, which causes flooding. […]
The Town of Maynard has contracted with VHB to complete investigations on Town of Maynard drainage infrastructure. Work will begin the week of August 17, 2020 and continue through September 2020, during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Activities will include visual observations, photographs, and water quality sampling, primarily at drainage pipe outlets […]
The Tree Resource Management Plan will help the town and residents better understand its tree population and provide tools to prioritize effective budgeting. The Plan includes a standardized presentation and analysis of tree population statistics and a variety of recommended maintenance strategies. The Tree Resource Management Plan supports the following Master Plan Goals. Goal LU2: […]
This summer, OARS is collecting information about obstacles in the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers that block the flow of water and also make it difficult for boaters to navigate the waterways. All paddlers are invited to join the effort to collect this information so OARS can take good care of these beautiful rivers. How […]
Do you love nature? Are you passionate about the environment? Interested in volunteering? The Conservation Commission is looking for a new member. If interested, please contact Conservation Agent Kaitlin Young at [email protected] for more information.
The Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness grant program (MVP) provides support for cities and towns in Massachusetts to begin the process of planning for climate change resiliency and implementing priority projects. In 2019, Maynard applied for a Planning Grant under the MVP program and was selected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to complete the Community Resilience Building […]