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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Open Comment Period until September 30, 2022 for Chiesa Farm Field Management Plan

The Lexington Conservation Division has engaged an environmental consultant, Land Stewardship, Inc., to develop a field management plan for Chiesa Farm Conservation Area. Since May 2022, they have been busy inventorying the property's natural res...

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Conservation
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Help Us Update Our Open Space Recreation Plan

Willards Woods

Lexington is updating its 2015 Open Space and Recreation Plan. Please share your thoughts!

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Parker Meadow Grand Opening on October 15, 2022

Trails at Parker Meadow will be open again soon! Work remaining includes installation of native plantings in areas of disturbance, installation of a wayside interpretive panel on the viewing platform near the pond, and installation of a story walk in coll...

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Conservation
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Fire Safety Reminder!

Fire Safety Flyer provided by Mass DCR

Most of Massachusetts is experiencing "significant" to "critical" drought conditions which has created ELEVATED FIRE DANGER across most of the Commonwealth! Please do your part to prevent wildfires by:

  • Being extra careful with campfires...
Fire Safety Flyer

Conservation
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Massachusetts is in a Drought! Tips for Saving Water

Tips for Saving Water

When in Drought or Not - Please Do Your Part! 

Outdoor Water Use

  1. Limit lawn watering, especially during a drought
  2. Minimize landscape water needs through water-smart landscaping principles
  3. Minimize your use of water outdoors.&...
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Tips for Saving Water Conservation
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Majority of State Experiencing Ongoing Drought Conditions

Lexington, a Department of Environmental Protection Northeast Regional Office (DEP NERO) Community, remains in a drought. As such, photos of a dry perennial stream taken after May 1, 2022, may not be used to overcome the presumption of its perennial statu...

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Conservation