Conservation Commission

Commission Members

Deborah Zuaro, Chair (2023)

Russ Barrett, Vice-Chair (2022) 

Ruth Ruttenberg, Member (2025)

Brad Johnson, Member (2024)

John Sears, Member (2023)

Vacant, Member (2024)

Vacant, Member (2025)

The NCC meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Please email for more information about the 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.  

Conservation Commission Facebook Page

Conservation Commission Agendas & Minutes

The Dog River Park Committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm. 

Dog River Park Committee Bylaws

Dog River Park Committee Agendas & Minutes

The Town Forest Stewardship Committee meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm.

Town Forest Stewardship Plan

Town Forest Stewardship Committee Agendas & Minutes