Northfield Conservation Commission

The Northfield Conservation Commission (NCC) serves in an advisory capacity along with the town legislative and planning bodies to promote stewardship of natural and cultural resources in Northfield by:

Serving as an educational resource to identify and protect Northfield's natural resources;

Supporting the Northfield Town Plan;

Safeguarding the Dog River and associated tributaries;

Promoting recreational activities that create a healthy and sustainable community for present and future generations; and

Providing guidance to the municipality and private land owners for sustainable land use management applications.

Northfield Conservation Commission members are appointed by the Town Select Board and serve four (4) year terms.  The current NCC members are Christine Barnes; Russ Barrett; Laura Hill-Eubanks; Pam Knox (Chair); Leslie Matthews; Nathaniel Miller; Jane Pekol; Ruth Ruttenberg; and Don Wallace.

Please email for more information about the commission or you can click here to access the Conservation Commission's Facebook page.

The NCC meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room located in the Brown Public Library (93 South Main Street).  Please see the table below for future meeting dates and minutes of past meetings (when available).

January 13, 2016

February 16, 2016

March 9, 2016

April 13, 2016

May 11, 2016

June 8, 2016


July 13, 2016

August 10, 2016

September 14, 2016

October 12, 2016

November 9, 2016

December 14, 2016


January 11, 2017

February 8, 2017

March 8, 2017

April 12, 2017

May 10, 2017

June 14, 2017

July 12, 2017

August 9, 2017

September 13, 2017

October 11, 2017

November 8, 2017

December 13, 2017