Conservation Commission


  • Joshua Cohen, Chairman
  • Gerald Carmichael
  • Robert MacDonald, Treasurer
  • Paul Degnan, Clerk              
  • Elizabeth Sugameli
  • Melissa Mayer
  • Kevin Colmey, Vice Chair 

Mission and Goals

The Conservation Commission is responsible for administration of Canton Wetlands Regulations and By laws, Stormwater Regulations and By laws and the Massachusetts WPA..  To promote proactive administration of environmental laws and policies, open space protection, wetland and water management and protection, promote environmental  education and preservation of Canton's natural resources.  We work together with other departments to regulations are upheld.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are currently no volunteer opportunities on this committee.  Preferred qualifications for volunteers are leadership in the community, preferably with a business or environmental background and also that the volunteer has time to commit and has an open mind about the environment and about permitting.  The approximate time commitment is 5-8 hours a month. 

 All of these terms are for 3 years and are appointed by the Select Board.

Please see the Conservation Commission Department page for more information.