Framingham Conservation Commission

The Framingham Conservation Commission was established in 1961 to protect and manage open space for the City as well as administer the Wetlands Protection Act and the Wetlands Protection Bylaw.


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month


The Conservation Commission consists of seven members, appointed by the Mayor's Office. The commission is fortunate to have members with expertise in engineering, wetland regulation, and botany.

Conservation Commission Members

  • Bob Bois (Chair)
  • Sam Bade (Vice Chair)
  • Bill Merriam
  • Jennifer Forman Orth
  • Thomas Liveston
  • Temitayo Akinbola
  • Priya Gandbhir


  • Meeting Updates:
    The Framingham Conservation Commission will conduct a Land Management Meeting in the Blumer Community Room at the Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 7:00 pm to discuss the following matters:

    • Treatment of nuisance aquatic vegetation in Framingham lakes and ponds, including Waushakum Pond. 
    • Treatment of invasive water chestnut plants in the ponded section of the Sudbury River; Dog walking regulations and management on Conservation parcels and trails.
    • Upcoming Conservation trail management projects.
  • The meeting is open to the public.