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Welcome to the town of Franklin, Massachusetts





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Franklin Town Seal


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Note: These links are provided as a convenience by the Conservation Commission. We make no warranties, expressed or implied as to the accuracy of the information on these sites. Some of these sites require that Adobe Acrobat is installed on your computer. If you need this program, go to www.adobe.com for free download of Acrobat Reader.
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Government Sites












U.S.Dept. of Agriculture NRCS The Natural Resource Conservation Service is a federal agency that works in partnership with the American people to conserve and sustain our natural resources.
















Other Organizations











New England Water Works Association The leading authority on education, training opportunities and public outreach to protect and improve drinking water and water utility operations









Western Environmental Law Center - an example of public interest environmental legal actions








General Wetland Information








Wetland Biology



Midwestern Wetland Flora (including many of our species)















Environmental Contaminants










General Environmental Interest




Rules and Regulations


(PDF File 4.8M)


Wetlands Protection Act Regulations (310 CMR 10.00) Large file, please be patient during download.

Massachusetts Rivers Protection Act 1996 Amendment to the Wetlands Protection Act. 310 CMR 10.00 has been revised to include these regulations.










Open Space Protection and Management








Weather and Climate







Rivers and Streams

Riverways Programs go here for "adopt a stream" info







Environmental and Stormwater Management Consultants

Note: These links are provided as a convenience by the Conservation Commission. The Commission does not endorse any consultant for local projects.
















Engineering Systems and Solutions









Groundscapes Express, Inc. Erosion control products made of natural, recycled materials.

Composting Toilets Designed for close proximity to sensitive resource areas and drinking water supplies.

A.H. Harris Sitework Catalog Contains products used for erosion control during sitework, including Siltsack and Dirtbag (please be patient, long download for Adobe Acrobat).

Ideal Concrete Block Use of concrete pavers instead of asphalt reduces surface water runoff which can carry contaminants toward resource areas or cause erosion.

Hydro International A package of products that are designed for the control, storage and treatment of stormwater.

Stormceptor Stormwater treatment systems.





Maps








My Watershed Map of watersheds in Franklin