Seal: Washington, Connecticut; Founded 1779
The Town of Washington, Connecticut

Conservation Commission

Office: Lower level of Bryan Memorial Town Hall

Hours: Wed, Thurs, Fri. 9-5,

Shelley White, Secretary

Telephone: 860-868-0423 Fax: 860-868-2819
Note that several departments share this fax line, so be sure to address your document clearly!


Forms: See our Forms page for application forms

New Preston Open Space

U.S. Mail Address:
Conservation Commission
Town of Washington
P.O. Box 383
Washington Depot, CT 06794

Buffer Easement, Corner of Uppper Church Hill
and Popple Swamp Roads

Appointed Officials: (3-year term)
Susan Payne, Chairman
Linda Frank, Vice Chairman
Diane M. Dupuis,
Phillip Markert
Randy Bernard
Elizabeth Corrigan, alt.
Ann P. Quackenbos, alt. Dirk Sabin, alt.

Buffer Easement, West Churchill Road


Meeting Dates:

Generally, the first Wednesday of each month at 5:00 PM in the Land Use Meeting Room on the lower level of Bryan Memorial Town Hall. See the Town Calendar for possible schedule exceptions, for instance because of holidays. Also be sure to check Public & Legal Notices for possible last minute schedule changes.

Minutes of previous meetings are available online.


Drought 2012

Pest Alerts


The Conservation Commission does not issue permits; it reviews applications referred to it by the other land use commissions.

Town of Washington Scenic Roads

For information on including other roads in the Town of Washington as Scenic Roads,
Please refer to the Planning Commission page.

Other Commissions:

See our Land Use Brochure ( 16 pages) for an overview of land use in Washington.

Land use issues may involve one or more Town departments. See Land Use Commissions for general information about:

Annual Reports:

See the Town Annual Report for yearly reports on the activities of the Conservation Commission.

Dry Stacked Stone Walls
Vegitated Buffer
No Vegitated Buffer

Web page last updated: January 17, 2013