Conservation

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The Greenwich Conservation Commission is an advisory board set up under State Statute and local ordinance to assist the Town with planning and management of its natural and cultural resources.

  1. POSTPONED - Food Scrap Recycling Program Coming to Greenwich!

    The planned April launch has been delayed until further notice in response to COVID-19. GRAB, Waste Free Greenwich, DPW, Conservation Commission and Greenwich Green & Clean, are organizing a municipal food scrap recycling pilot for the Town of Greenwich. Read on...
  2. Greenwich Land Trust & Town of Greenwich partner to purchase over 72 acres of woodland from Aquarion

    Greenwich Land Trust and the Town of Greenwich are partnering to purchase a little over 72 acres of woodland from Aquarion. This is great news for Greenwich citizens and all who enjoy wild land, good water and healthy ecologies. Read on...
  3. POSTPONED - Food Scrap Recycling Program Coming to Greenwich!

    The planned April launch has been delayed until further notice in response to COVID-19. GRAB, Waste Free Greenwich, DPW, Conservation Commission and Greenwich Green & Clean, are organizing a municipal food scrap recycling pilot for the Town of Greenwich. Read on...
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The Conservation staff works daily and regularly attends meetings with:

  • Board of Selectmen's office
  • Health
  • Inland Wetlands
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Public Works
  • Planning and Zoning

Environmental Organizations the Commission Works With

Commission members and staff serve as liaisons to numerous local, regional, and state environmental organizations including:

  • Audubon Greenwich
  • Connecticut Envirothon Program
  • Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Fairfield County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Friends of Greenwich Point
  • Greenwich Land Trust
  • Greenwich Green and Clean
  • Land Conservation Coalition of Connecticut
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Mianus River Watershed Council
  • Soundwaters