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Telephone: (203) 622-6461 
Fax: (203) 622-3795
Location: Town Hall, 2nd Floor
Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Conservation Commission does not have regular counter hours. Professional staff is available by appointment.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Greenwich Conservation Commission, directed by Denise Savageau, is an advisory board set up under State Statute and local ordinance to assist the Town with planning and management of its natural and cultural resources.

The Conservation staff works daily with Planning and Zoning, Inland Wetlands, Health, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and the Board of Selectmen's office and regularly attends meetings.

Commission members and staff serve as liaisons to numerous local, regional, and state environmental organizations including:

  • Friends of Greenwich Point 
  • Greenwich Land Trust
  • Greenwich Green and Clean
  • Mianus River Watershed Council
  • Soundwaters
  • Land Conservation Coalition of Connecticut
  • Fairfield County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Connecticut Envirothon Program
  • Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
  • Audubon Greenwich
  • League of Conservation Voters


NEWS:
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FREE Organic Lawn Care Workshops for Property Owners & Landscapers
FREE Organic Lawn Care Workshops for Property Owners & Landscapers
Several free workshops will be hosted by the Conservation Commission at Town Hall in September. Read more.
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2016 World Fish Migration Day at Mianus Fishway - Saturday, May 21st
2016 World Fish Migration Day at Mianus Fishway - Saturday, May 21st
The Greenwich Conservation Commission will be hosting a second open house at the Mianus River Fishway during the annual herring migration and in observance of World Fish Migration Day (www.worldfishmigrationday.com). ... Read more
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Mianus Fishway Open House: RESCHEDULED
Mianus Fishway Open House: RESCHEDULED
Due to predicted cold and inclement weather, the Fishway Open House scheduled for Saturday, April 9 has been canceled and rescheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10 a.m. to noon.   ... Read more
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New Leaf Recycling Program in Greenwich
New Leaf Recycling Program in Greenwich
Take a survey, get resources and find out more about our new Leaf Recycling program called "Leaves: Nature's Treasures" by visiting our new website here.
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Leaf Recycling Survey for Landscape Professionals
Leaves: Nature's Treasures / The new leaf recycling/reusing program in Greenwich. Take the survey here.
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Leaf Recycling Survey for Property Owners
Leaves: Nature's Treasures / The new leaf recycling/reusing program in Greenwich. Take the survey here
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What is the Best Way to Manage Leaves?
What is the Best Way to Manage Leaves?
Reuse leaves by shredding them into the lawn when mowing.  The excess leaves can be collected and used to prepare compost or left to turn into leaf mold. ... Read more
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INITIATIVE TO DATE
Resolution: On July 30, 2015 the Board of Selectmen adopted a resolution encouraging the residents to recycle leaves... ... Read more
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2015 Open Space Plan Recommended for Adoption as Addendum to 2009 Plan of Conservation and Deveolpment
On March 9, 2015 the Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission recommended that the 2015 Open Space Plan be adopted as an addendum to the 2009 Plan of Conservation and Development.
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2014 Annual Stormwater Permit Draft Report
Available for review. ... Read more
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Take the Flood Assistance Survey
Take the Flood Assistance Survey
A new online survey is being conducted by the Conservation Commission to better assess the impact 
of Superstorm Sandy and specifically to identify long term recovery needs in the community. Read more
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Sandy - A Look at Coastal Flooding in Greenwich
New presentation on coastal flooding in Greenwich using Sandy for a reference. Prepared by Conservation Director, Denise Savageau, who worked in the Emergency Operation Center during the event and is working to educate residents about the threats of coastal flooding in our community and how we can become a resilient community. Read the presentation.
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Mianus Fishway Camera
Watch the Fish from March through mid to late June.

Department Information
· Conservation Commission FAQ
· Conservation Staff
Conservation Programs
· Fish & Wildlife Conservation & Management
· Water Conservation
· Environmental Education
· Energy
· Press Releases
· Open Space
· Cultural Resources
· Leaves
Commission Information
· Membership List
· Commission Meetings 
Partner Websites
· Audubon Greenwich
· Connecticut DEEP
· Garden Education Center
· Greenwich Land Trust
· SoundWaters
· UCONN: College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources
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Important Notice from the Town Of Greenwich
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As the Town's water supplies continue to diminish, the Greenwich Board of Selectmen unanimously approved the enactment of Phase 2 of the Town's Water Supply Emergency ordinance...