May I walk my dog at Pequitside Farm and Earl Newhouse Waterfront?

Yes, many people come to Pequitside Farm to walk their dogs. It is Town Law that dogs must be leashed in Canton at all times on all town-owned properties. We require owners to pick up all dog waste and dispose of it in receptacles provided by the Commission.  While you may think that dog waste is ‘natural’, we have over 1,600 registered dogs in Canton and the volume of waste created by them is significant. Dog waste contributes to pollution of waterways and can risk public health. Many children use these properties for play, including our Summer Camp.

For the safety of all residents who wish to use this property, including those dogs who do not get along with other dogs, seniors, and families with small children, we are enforcing this town bylaw with fines starting at $25 per offense. 

We thank you for pitching in to ensure Conservation properties are safe and clean for all who wish to use them! It really makes a difference. 


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1. Does my project need a permit from the Canton Conservation Commission?
2. May I walk my dog at Pequitside Farm and Earl Newhouse Waterfront?
3. May I bring my boat to the Earl Newhouse Waterfront?