2008-07-15 WCC Minutes
Webster Conservation Commission
15 July 2008

Present: Nancy Clark, Betsy Janeway, Sally Embley, MaryJo MacGowan
Guest: Chuck Knox, Executive Director, Five Rivers Conservation Trust

Agenda Item
1)      Appoint Secretary and Alternates, if needed
Meeting called to order at 7:40.  MaryJo agreed to take minutes.  No alternates were appointed.
2)      Minutes from~June
The minutes from June were approved (motion by MaryJo was seconded by Nancy)
3)      Correspondence
Correspondence was reviewed.  No action was necessary by WCC.
4)      Guest – Chuck Knox from Five Rivers Conservation Trust
Highlights of Chuck’s overview:
·       Founded in 1988 as Concord Conservation Trust
·       Expanded beyond Concord and changed name in 2001
·       Supports 16 towns in the capital region
·       Holds easements on over 1,000 acres
·        Reviewed ongoing projects and five year plan
·       Town rep program has been successful (would love a rep from Webster
5)      Pillsbury Lake Hunting Preserve  
Betsy told Chuck that there is interest in putting an easement on the land in the hunting preserve.  Larry French is the contact who approached Betsy.  Chuck will contact him.
6)      Map update
Adam was not able to have another map ready for this meeting.
7)      New Business

Meeting was adjourned at 9:10

Minutes respectfully submitted by Mary Jo MacGowan